Date: 30th March 2021 at 5:35pm
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Wolves journalist Tim Spiers has been discussing Old Gold midfielder Owen Otasowie and his current situation at the Midlands club. 

This comes after Spiers recently co-hosted the episode of The Athletic&8217;s Wolves-themed podcast The Molineux View, where he spoke about a number of topics concerning Nuno Espirito Santo’s side.

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On the subject of Otasowie and his current situation at the club and his place in the squad, Spiers had this to say on the matter.

He said: “[Otasowie is] not getting on too well [with Nuno] and frozen out of the last few squads, no injury that I’ve heard of but called up by his country, so, again, strange one; again, someone I’d like to see more of as the rest season goes on, but I mean, the last time we saw him was at Man City away when he came on and gave the ball away and immediately cost a goal with his first touch which I guess shows you where Nuno is at with him in terms of his sort of trust in him.

“I know this season feels like it’s effectively over, but Wolves still need results to stave off any fears of getting in the bottom three so Nuno wants players he can trust, that’s why he’s not playing.

“Why he’s on the bench is another question entirely, he’s obviously fit in the USA squad but not in Nuno’s good books at the moment.”

Otasowie, who is a product of Wolves’ youth academy, made his senior debut for the Old Gold during their 4-0 win over Turkish club Besiktas in the Europa League back in December 2019.

Overall, the 20-year-old, who is currently valued at £1.35 million, has made just six senior appearances for Wolves, in which he’s managed to provide one assist in the process (per Transfermarkt).

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Given how Otasowie has not featured in the Wolves Premier League squad since his one-minute cameo in their 4-1 defeat against Manchester City, this suggests that he has indeed fallen out of favour with Espirito Santo.

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In our view, with Wolves having nine games left to play in the Premier League this season, Otasowie’s time is running out if he wants to make amends with the manager and get some playing time under his belt before the end of the campaign.

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