Date: 31st December 2019 at 8:30am
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Nuno Espirito Santo could make a formation change ahead of Wolverhampton Wanderers’ meeting with Watford to allow Raul Jimenez back into the starting lineup.

How will Wolverhampton Wanderers fare against Watford?

Win

Win

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Lose

The Wolves manager rested the 28-year-old in Sunday’s 1-0 defeat to Liverpool, giving Diogo Jota and Pedro Neto the nod in a 3-5-2, but Nuno could revert to a 3-4-3 in order to start Jimenez, Adama Traore and Diogo Jota on Wednesday.

Jimenez has been outstanding for Wolves this season, scoring and creating 26 goals in 31 games. The Mexican international has contributed a goal in 10 of his last 13 Premier League appearances and hadn’t been benched in any game until the Liverpool defeat.

Against the Reds, Jimenez played for 19 minutes, made 10 touches, created one chance, had one shot, completed 75% of his passes, drew one foul and made one tackle.

Wolves are currently seventh in the table with 30 points from 20 games, having won two of their last three outings.

The Midlands outfit are level on points with sixth-placed Tottenham and one point adrift of fifth-placed Manchester United, so they could move two places up the table if results go their way on Gameweek 21.

Read Crippy Cooke’s previous article