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Wolves’ predicted starting XI vs Leicester City

The Premier League is back tonight, and Wolves have been handed the honours of kickstarting the return to action as they host Leicester City in front of the BT Sport cameras.

Most of the teams in the top-flight have been lavishing up a two-week winter break with the west Midlanders jetting off to Marbella as a team ahead of this fixture.

Prediction?

Wolves win

Wolves win

Draw

Draw

Foxes win

Foxes win

Last time out, they drew 0-0 with Manchester United at Old Trafford, meaning Nuno Santo’s side have won just one of their last six league outings.

So what sort of team will he select this evening? Here’s what we are predicting…

wolves predicted xi vs leicester city

We know the Portuguese chief rarely makes any drastic changes to his starting lineups and that’s a theme that continues at Molineux as there could only be one difference.

That’ll come in attack as Pedro Neto, who was quite unfairly dropped for the United game, comes back in to start ahead of Diogo Jota, who hasn’t looked the same since his injury.

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It means the backline of Romain Saiss, Conor Coady and Willy Boly in front of goalkeeper Rui Patricio remains the same, even with the more natural centre-back Max Kilman on the bench.

There’s no place for Leaner Dendoncker either, nor new signing Daniel Podence as both are expected to be named as substitutes.

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Ruben Neves and Joao Moutinho continue to operate the engine room in midfield with Adama Traore and Raul Jimenez partnering Neto in the attack.

While wing-backs Jonny and Matt Doherty also start on either side once again.

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