Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves set for spell on sidelines with knee injury, Pedro Neto, Semedo update

The Portuguese maestro is set to miss the entirety of April

Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder Ruben Neves is set for a spell on the sidelines following a knee injury he picked up against Leeds United last time out.

It has been confirmed by the club that the 25-year-old has suffered ‘medial collateral ligament’ damage to his knee and it could keep him out of action until the final couple of games of this season.

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Neves has this week traveled to Portugal to begin his rehabilitation and will return to Compton Park following the international break to continue the work back at base.

The good news is that he has escaped serious damage to the injured area with the problem itself being described as ‘uncomplicated’ but it still comes as a massive blow to lose such an instrumental player going into what is shaping out to be a huge April.

Better news comes with Nelson Semedo who is back in ‘modified training’ following his hamstring problem and this could see him in with a shot to suit up against Aston Villa.

Extra cautions are being taken with Pedro Neto following such a long lay-off but he should also return to full training next week.

Ki-Jana Hoever is ‘progressing as expected’ whilst Matija Sarkic is continuing his rehabilitation from surgery and Meritan Shebani is back training with the under-23s.

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