Wolves will need to wait until January to sign players from clubs overseas again, but they can certainly get to work outside the window in preparation.

On Sunday evening Portugal were in Nations League action against France, with Molineux stars Rui Patricio and Nelson Semedo both starting for A Seleção.

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The pair did well in the 0-0 draw, but two other players that caught the eye for Portugal were Danilo Pereira and William Carvalho in midfield.

Chosen at the expense of Ruben Neves and Joao Moutinho, the stars were absolutely brilliant in providing protection for the defence, with Carvalho particularly effective at recovering possession.

France midfielders Paul Pogba, Adrien Rabiot and N’Golo Kante seriously struggled to break through them, and one does wonder, if Wolves could do with one of them in their team.

Danilo is currently on loan at Paris Saint-Germain from FC Porto, suggesting that would probably be a difficult deal to do, but 61-cap warrior Carvalho is currently playing for Real Betis and arguably, he could play for a bigger team.

 

Carvalho should be monitored

The culture at Wolves now means there is almost an expectation that a new Portuguese player comes in every window.

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Wolves have Leander Dendoncker but other than the Belgian, there is definitely a lack of presence in midfield.

Neves and Moutinho are great technicians but are not so great in terms of tackling, intercepting, and driving with the ball.

Carvalho has been linked with a move to the Premier League before, and Wolves should make sure it is they who land him if he is to come to England.

At the age of 28, the star is in his prime years and could be a fantastic addition to the pack.

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