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The Portuguese forward has suffered two significant knee injuries in the last two and a half years, which put the brakes on a journey that seemed certain to take him to one of Europe’s top clubs.
Neto’s spectacular strike in Wolves’ 1-1 draw at Luton was his fifth goal involvement this term. He also has four assists.
Boss Gary O’Neil said: ‘When I arrived I didn’t know too much about him and I was told that maybe he wasn’t reaching the levels the club would expect of him.
‘We are only six games into the league season but he has fully bought into everything we’ve asked — the way he trains, plays within the shape and takes information on board. He is incredibly talented and physically very gifted as well.
Pedro Neto (pictured) starred during Wolves' 1-1 draw against Luton at Kenilworth Road
Gary O'Neil's (pictured) side have now won one, drawn one and lost four of their opening Premier League matches, putting them in 16th in the table
Neto (middle) has endured a tough time with knee injuries in the past two and a half years
‘Can he add more goals? Probably, especially when he plays on the right