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Ki-Jana Hoever posts on Instgram after completing loan move to PSV

Ki-Jana Hoever took to Instagram, after completing his loan move to PSV Eindhoven.

The Wolves defender will spend the 2022/23 season at the Philips Stadion in a bid to play regular football.

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Minutes have been hard to come by for the 20-year-old since making his move to Wolves in 2020.

The youngster has made just 25 appearances so far having been firmly behind Nelson Semedo in the pecking order.

Hoever has been unable to oust the 28-year-old as the regular right wing-back, and when Semedo picked up a hamstring injury against Arsenal, Hoever then also got injured.

And Lage showed little sympathy for Hoever after the Crystal Palace game in which it occurred, essentially blaming the player’s lack of preparation.

Lage said that Hoever would get another chance under him, but it remains his last first-team appearance in Wolves colours.

The club will now hope for Hoever to get things back on track.

Interestingly, the club did not agree an option to buy clause with PSV, perhaps indicating that they’d like to welcome him back into the first-team the following season.

After news dropped of Hoever’s loan move, the player took to Instagram to send a message.

He said simply: “Happy to be here. Let’s start working.”

A number of Hoever’s Wolves teammates wish him luck, including Conor Coady, Nelson Semedo, Justin Hubner and Nigel Lonwijk. Departed stars John Ruddy and Romain Saiss also sent their best wishes.

Time for Hoever to prove himself to Wolves

Wolves have done right getting Hoever a loan move, and him going back to his homeland might be really good for him.

Hoever just hasn’t cut it at Molineux since his arrival. Granted, he perhaps could have had more chances.

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But when he’s come in in place of Semedo he hasn’t really taken his chance.

This loan spell is an opportunity to prove himself to Bruno Lage and also the Wolves board.

Should he have a successful season, then he could perhaps finally become a regular at Molineux.