Wolves are set to embark on a new era with Bruno Lage at the helm and considering his history of using a 4-4-2 formation, there could be a big reshuffle in defence, so Steve Bull would like to see the club add some Premier League and English defenders such as Lewis Dunk or James Tarkowski to the squad.
For the last three seasons, the defence could have picked itself almost every game with Conor Coady, Romain Saiss, Willy Boly and Rui Patricio ever-presents whenever not injured or unavailable, but with the arrival of Yerson Mosquera and reports suggesting Patricio could be leaving it feels like there could be a new dawn on the horizon at Molineux.
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Out of those four players mentioned only Coady is English and that is something that runs through the squad with Max Kilman being the only other Englishman to have started more than five Premier League games last season.
Bringing in players like Dunk or Tarkowski would give Wolves that Premier League experience which a new foreign player wouldn’t have, according to Bull who spoke exclusively to This is Futbol:
“I want to see experience come into Wolves and someone like Tarkowski from Burnley or Lewis Dunk at Brighton, just somebody who has been there and done it in the Premier League.”
Both Dunk and Tarkowski would bring a wealth of Premier League experience as well as a threat in the opposition box, with the Brighton skipper finding the back of the net five times last campaign whereas Tarkowski has three in his last two seasons.
Bringing in young and talented Portuguese players has not done Wolves any harm thus far but after one relatively poor season, where they finished 13th in the Premier League, there could be a change in direction on the recruitment front.