Date: 24th October 2019 at 8:46am
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Wolverhampton Wanderers fans have spotted Romain Saiss boarding a plane to Slovakia (via the club’s Twitter account), which hints at a potential return from injury.

With the Old Gold set to face Slovan Bratislava tonight in the Europa League, eagle-eyed Wolves fans spotted the 29-year-old Moroccan boarding the flight with the rest of the team.

Saiss last turned out for the Midlands club in early October during Wolves’ 2-0 shock victory over Manchester City – in which he left the field after just 13 minutes with a hamstring injury.

Having missed his side’s 1-1 draw with Southampton after the international break, fans of the club were delighted to see the defensive midfielder in line for a possible return.

Although, Wolves are reportedly (as per Express & Star) sweating over the fitness of the player.

The 29-year-old joined the club from SCO Angers in 2016, and was a key feature in Wolves’ Championship title-winning 2017-18 season, producing four goals and one assist.

This term, the Moroccan has featured in six Premier League outings and has found the net on one occasion, which came in Nuno Espirito Santo’s side’s 3-2 away defeat to Everton in September.

Saiss has also played a part in Wolves’ Europa League campaign so far this term, featuring once in the group stages and on six occasions over qualifying – with fans delighted to see his Europa League game time could be continuing.

What do we think?

As much as Wolves fans may love to see Saiss return to the pitch, it may be more beneficial to ease the Moroccan in with an appearance off the bench.

Aggravating any potential underlying injury by throwing the defensive midfielder into any unnecessary, mid-week Europa League action may take everything back to square one and could ultimately leave Wolves fans more disappointed with their player’s return to the pitch than a safer substitute appearance.