Wolverhampton Wanderers have had rotten luck with injuries this term.

A number of key players have had issues, with Raul Jimenez’s skull fracture having probably been the most significant.

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Daniel Podence (Photo by Jack Thomas – WWFC/Wolves via Getty Images)

It’s led to a season of struggle, and by this point, a lot of fans will be glad to see the back of 2020/21.

One man who has had his fitness issues this season is Daniel Podence.

Big things were expected of the 25-year-old, who signed for the club midway through last season.

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Daniel Podence (Photo by Matthew Ashton – AMA/Getty Images)

He did actually start quite well, with him and Pedro Neto often the bright sparks in the first few months.

But a thigh problem caused him to miss a few games in January, which seemed to disrupt his momentum.

An abductor issue would follow, ruling him out for two months, and he has undoubtedly struggled to reach the level he was at towards the beginning of the season since returning.

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Daniel Podence (Photo by Matthew Ashton – AMA/Getty Images)

Wolves fans have been talking about Podence – who’s scored three goals this term – on social media following his failure to make an impact off the bench against West Bromwich Albion on Monday.

Fans know the £60,000-a-week star (Spotrac) has talent in abundance, but feel the injuries simply haven’t allowed him to flourish at Molineux so far:

 

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