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Toti Gomes is an unfortunate victim of Wolves' depth

Wolves had a very busy January, with six new players coming into the club.

Matheus Cunha, Mario Lemina, Pablo Sarabia, Craig Dawson, Dan Bentley and Joao Gomes all arrived at Molineux, and the squad has a more healthier look to it now.

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Julen Lopetegui was adamant he wanted to strengthen in January.

And the board backed him all the way, and the Spaniard is now tasked with getting them to gel.

Wolves squad, on paper at least, is one of the strongest out of all the non-Big Six clubs in the Premier League.

And because of this, it means some great players will find themselves in the situation of missing out on matchday squads.

For Wolves, Toti Gomes has fallen into this category.

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The central defender has proved himself a very capable centre-back at Premier League level.

But he is a victim of Wolves’ transfer activities last month.

The 24-year-old has now not made any of Wolves’ last three matchday squads.

Dawson has come straight in as a starter for Wanderers. That has seen Nathan Collins drop to the bench.

Toti Gomes is potentially in for a tough second half of the season for Wolves

Toti is in a tricky position.

He is a solid player and has definitely proved himself in Wolves’ first-team.

But it’s possible he’ll struggle to make matchday squads from here on in if Wolves get lucky on the injury front.

Lopetegui now has so many quality options at his disposal.

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It’s likely he isn’t being selected at the moment because Collins is there, and full-back Jonny Castro Otto can also operate as a centre-back if things are absolutely desperate.

He may have to bide his time for a place in the squad again, let alone actual minutes.

It’s a real shame, because he’s worked very hard to get to where he is and he’s an unfortunate victim of Wolves’ huge new depth.