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116 touches, 8 tackles; £1m ex-Chelsea youngster stands out for Wolves

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Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder George Saville impressed against Blackpool.

A draw against bottom club Blackpool was a frustrating result for Wolves at the weekend, who allowed the Tangerines to pick up their first point of the season.

There was no lack of effort from the away side however, with Blackpool deserving of a share of the spoils.

Key to the Wolves performance was midfielder George Saville, who signed at the end of the transfer window from Chelsea for £1 million.

Upon signing, manager Kenny Jackett said: "He is capable of doing a little bit of everything. He can compete, he can tackle, he can pass and he has the ability to get a shot in."

And his display at Bloomfield Road was evidence of just that, with Saville touching the ball 116 times, more than any player on the pitch.

The 21-year-old made eight successful tackles, just two less than Blackpool's five-man midfield managed combined.

Saville also attempted one effort on goal, and created two goalscoring opportunities for his teammates.

It was his first start for Wolves since signing, and hugely encouraging, with only 11 minutes played previously in the win over Blackburn. 

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