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Wolves predicted lineup vs Man City - Premier League

Max Parsons
Wolves have been tough to break down recently
Wolves have been tough to break down recently / Visionhaus/GettyImages
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Wolves face a daunting task on Saturday afternoon, as they travel to Manchester City in a bid to overcome some rocky recent form.

Bruno Lage's side had looked to be building good momentum after a turbulent start to the 45-year-old's reign, although have now gone three Premier League matches without a win.

After rising to sixth in the table, 0-0 draws with Norwich and Burnley before losing 1-0 to Liverpool have seen the side drop to eighth - although still in touch with the European spots.

To keep the pressure on, however, they'll have to beat Manchester City who currently sit top of the table following a run of five consecutive Premier League victories.

Here's who Lage could field to try and do that.

1. Goalkeeper & defenders

Max Kilman
Max Kilman continues to impress for Wolves / Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/GettyImages

Jose Sa (GK) - Enjoying a great individual spell amid his team's rough patch, having let in just one goal in his previous four league outings.

Max Kilman (CB) - Developing into some player, Kilman keeps on impressing for Wolves and can't be too far away from an England call.

Conor Coady (CB) - Expected to overcome a minor knock in time.

Romain Saiss (CB) - Will certainly complete an unchanged back line - that has proved so effective in recent weeks - for the trip to the Etihad.

2. Wing-backs & midfielders

Joao Moutinho
Joao Moutinho will surely be restored to the starting XI / Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/GettyImages

Nelson Semedo (RWB) - So clearly capable of producing quality; everyone just wishes he would.

Ruben Neves (CM) - A key component at the heart of Lage's side, Neves will undoubtedly start in midfield - although will do well to pick apart his opposition on Saturday.

Joao Moutinho (CM) - Failed to start in the Premier League for the first time this campaign against Liverpool but will surely be restored to the XI here.

Rayan Ait-Nouri (LWB) - Was a minor concern following Wolves' last outing but should be fit to feature on Saturday.

3. Forwards

Trincao
Francisco Trincao could come back into the side this weekend / Matthew Ashton - AMA/GettyImages

Francisco Trincao (RW) - Just when Adama Traore looks to be hitting some form, he flops for his side. His poor showing against Liverpool could leave the door open for Trincao.

Raul Jimenez (ST) - Struggled last time out and, in truth, Saturday won't be much easier.

Hwang Hee-Chan (LW) - To be honest, this front three will do well to get much change out of Rodri and City's staunch defence on the counter.

You can read 90min's preview for Man City vs Wolves here.

You can read Man City's predicted lineup here.

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