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Wolves could now reach breakthrough with Jason Denayer following Manchester City defeat

Wolves fell to a 3-0 defeat against Manchester City at Molineux yesterday.

Wanderers are back to losing ways following goals from Jack Grealish, Erling Haaland and Phil Foden.

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It was always going to be one of the harder games of the season.

But Wolves allowed City to score inside the first minute, which was extremely disappointing and instantly made the task of getting anything from the game far more difficult.

Following the goal from Haaland and red card for Nathan Collins, it was pretty much impossible for Wolves to come back.

The Collins red card was a major moment in the game.

Quite what the Republic of Ireland international was thinking is anyone’s guess. But he was deservedly sent off and now Bruno Lage must work out how best to cover his absence for the next three games.

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It was strange to see Lage deploy Ruben Neves alongside Maximilian Kilman once Collins had gone.

He actually played really well, but he was obviously taken out of the position he is most effective in.

Lage overlooking both Toti Gomes and Yerson Mosquera was quite telling.

Perhaps it was the manager sending a message to the board. After the game, the manager hinted at a potential free incoming, saying (via Birmingham Mail) ‘When you miss (Willy) Boly, I think we should have the opportunity to find a good centre-back to support these two. Let’s see what can happen in the next days’.

Wolves could now reach breakthrough in Jason Denayer negotiations

Following the events of yesterday, it would be no surprise if Wolves announced a deal for Jason Denayer in the coming days. TEAMtalk reported a couple of days ago that talks were still on.

Supposedly, the player has already had an offer from Wanderers but hasn’t wanted to accept.

Collins will be missing for Wolves’ next three games.

Lage has previously suggested there is a drop off in terms of quality from Collins and Kilman to Toti and Mosquera.

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And yesterday, he refrained from sending on either, preferring to move Neves back.

The international break is about to commence and so, getting the player in as soon as possible would be ideal so the 27-year-old can start to build an understanding with Kilman.