McCarthy wants Mancienne stay

Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Mick McCarthy is keen to try and bring loanee Michael Mancienne back to Molineux next season.

The 22-year-old Chelsea defender has impressed for Wolves, especially since being pushed forward into an unfamiliar defensive midfield role by McCarthy.

The Wolves boss told the Express & Star:"If he continues playing like this with us then maybe he will stay with us next season.

"He's getting a great education with us and doing a really good job, but I don't feel he's a Chelsea midfielder yet.

"I think he's turning into a good Premier League midfielder, but is he going to win the Premier League or the Champions League playing there? Because that's what Chelsea want.

"But he's a quality player who Chelsea signed on a good, long contract and I was lucky I could get him out on loan.

"It's up to Chelsea because we've got to see how they feel. If they want him back then they can, because he's their player."

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