Afobe reveals he couldn't refuse the opportunity Wolves have given him

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Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Benik Afobe has explained he felt he couldn't turn down the chance to join the club.

Wolves star Benik Afobe has told the club’s website that he never felt any pressure to move to the club.

The forward linked up with the Championship promotion chasers last winter and is looking to perform consistently over the rest of the season for the club.

“When the chance came to move to Wolves in January I couldn’t refuse it and I am happy and thankful to Kenny Jackett,” he said.

“I didn’t really feel any pressure in coming here, I just wanted to enjoy my football and show people what I can do.”

“I had a good first half to the season with MK Dons and wanted to continue that here and so far it has gone really well.”

Wolves are well placed on 65 points just outside the top six and they will be looking to go straight back into the play-off positions once the domestic action returns after the international break.

They have possibility to achieve something special under Jackett by the end of the season and their chances of going up will be helped if Afobe can continue the form he’s been showing.

Three goals in his last five games is a respectable goal tally and something he should be looking to build on and improve over the rest of the season.

The challenge for the player and for the Wolves manager is to find ways to keep Afobe effective in big games.

Sides will be studying ways to keep him quiet and he needs to reinvent himself in a variety of situations.

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