Date: 22nd November 2018 at 8:00am
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Wolverhampton Wanderers fans will be well aware that regular left-back Jonny Castro picked up an injury whilst on international duty for Spain during the November international break.

The 24-year-old summer arrival, as we saw firm favourite Barry Douglas depart for Leeds United, damaged his knee ligament muscles and he’s set for six odd weeks on the sidelines as he recovers.

With obvious disappointment given to how the on-loan Atletico Madrid man has adjusted to the club and the Premier League, given it wasn’t too serious an injury in terms of the timescale he’ll be out for, a number of fans were pleased to see Ruben Vinagre get a greater shot at impressing in his place.

The 19-year-old Portuguese youngster is very highly rated and he already has 14 starting appearances to his name, along with five substitute showings. He netted his maiden goal for the club in the 40 victory over Burton Albion last season in the Championship.

2018/19 has seen him make four sub appearances in the top-flight, and two starts in the EFL Cup competition, but he should now get a reasonable block of games to bring his development on further if he’s who head coach Nuno Espirito Santo now leans on.

 

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