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Wolves predicted lineup vs Arsenal - Premier League

Jude Summerfield
Lage's Wolves are back in action
Lage's Wolves are back in action / Mike Hewitt/GettyImages
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Wolves host Arsenal in the Premier League on Thursday looking to overtake their opponents with a win.

The two sides are separated with just two points, with both on the lookout for European qualification spots.

Here's the lineup Bruno Lage could select.


Wolves predicted lineup vs Arsenal - Premier League

1. Goalkeeper & defenders

Romain Saïss
Saiss has been away on international duty / Matthew Ashton - AMA/GettyImages

Jose Sa (GK) - Has been one of the Premier League's best goalkeepers since his summer move from Olympiacos.

Romain Saiss (CB) - Has missed some games while on international duty with Morocco at the Africa Cup of Nations but has returned and may slot into defence.

Conor Coady (CB) - Usually not seen as a goal threat, Coady has netted twice in 21 league games. Holds Wolves' defence together expertly.

Max Kilman (CB) - The former futsal star has impressed this season, being dominant in the air and using the ball well.

2. Wing-backs & midfielders

Joao Moutinho
Moutinho has been brilliant recently / Catherine Ivill/GettyImages

Nelson Semedo (RWB) - Wolves' starting right wing-back registered an assist in their 2-1 win at Brentford.

Ruben Neves (CM) - The midfield maestro has picked up five yellow cards in his last nine games. Scored in this fixture last season.

Joao Moutinho (CM) - Has been in excellent form recently, scoring important goals against Manchester United and Brentford.

Leander Dendoncker (CM) - Lage may decide to pack the midfield rather than stick another forward in his frontline, so Dendoncker may play centrally.

Marcal (LWB) - Hasn't always been Wolves' first choice on the left, with Rayan Ait-Nouri often featuring there. It might be a toss-up.

3. Forwards

Daniel Podence
Podence looks set to start up top / Malcolm Couzens/GettyImages

Raul Jimenez (ST) - Has managed one goal in five appearances against Arsenal. Slowly getting back to his best after his injury last season.

Daniel Podence (ST) - Knits together Wolves' attacks nicely. Still searching for his first league goal of the season.

You can read 90min's preview of Wolves vs Arsenal here.

You can read Arsenal's predicted lineup here.


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