Following his brilliantly taken goal against Arsenal, Wolves star Daniel Podence will be feeling good.
The diminutive forward was superb against the Gunners and did not give Hector Bellerin a moment’s peace at the Emirates Stadium.
It’s been a really bright start to 2020/21 from the 25-year-old, who now has a couple of goals under his belt, and also a couple of assists.
It’s taken him some time to grow accustomed to the Premier League and its physicality, but Podence is threatening to develop into a top player and very dangerous weapon for Wolves.
Against Liverpool this weekend, he could be absolutely key, with the Reds unable to call on regular starter Trent Alexander-Arnold, who is injured.
His likely deputy will be young Neco Williams who, for all his promise, lacks experience in the English top-flight.
Against Brighton last weekend he was shaky, and if any one player should be targeted by Wolves, it’s probably the Wales international.
Of course, Adama Traore can get joy against anyone on his day, but the Spaniard faces arguably the best left-back in the division in Andy Robertson so will be given a stern test, meaning Podence is the man Wolves should be looking to find wherever possible.
Williams is just making his way at Anfield, and Podence – who cost the club just shy of £17 million in January (Sky Sports) – is in superb form.
The battle that may hold the key
If Podence can come out on top against Williams, Wolves will have a fantastic chance of scoring goals and potentially take a point or more at Anfield.
It will be a tough ask given the Reds’ phenomenal home record in the Premier League, but one gets the feeling Wolves have as good a chance as any of ending their long unbeaten run.