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A Good Addition for Us


08:30 27th August 2014

Kenny Jackett discussed Wolves' latest transfer acqusition, George Saville, after the highly-rated midfielder signed a three-year deal at Molineux on Monday.

The 21-year-old joins Jackett's side after spending ten years at Chelsea and the Head Coach explained that Wolves weren't the only club fighting for Saville's signature.

He said: “There were several other clubs at this level interested in him. He's a very good all round midfield player that I feel we’ve done well to move and take from Chelsea.

“Different people wanted to take him, managers from his past. I think once he saw Wolves were interested, having seen us play last year, he thought he could fit in.

“At 21 he looks very good for now and the future and the fact he was available means we were able to secure the services of what we think is a very good young player."

Saville is a versatile central midfielder who can also play full-back and Jackett commented on what the 21-year-old can bring to his side.

“I think he can do a bit of everything, explained the Head Coach before adding: "Generally he likes to attack, that’s his nature.

“He has a good balance of being able to play and pass a ball and wanting to compete and close down.

“He’s certainly as good as the three midfield players who have played so far in Dave Edwards, Lee Evans and Kevin McDonald.

“It’s been a good area for us and if we’re looking to maybe improve it's in terms of shots and efforts on goal that we need from that area as well as the forwards."

Jackett believes that to achieve success, teams must look to continually change and improve themselves. He said: "Things never stay the same; say you have a good team one year, you have to have an injection of players the next year because the whole thing moves on and it can’t stand still.

“We have to make sure we turn a few players over, we drip feed some freshness, some competition, some enthusiasm into any area."

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