Kenny Jackett believes Jordan Graham has solved Wolverhampton Wanderers' left-wing problem

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Wolverhampton Wanderers winger Jordan Graham has made eight senior appearances.

Kenny Jackett has told the Express and Star that Jordan Graham has solved Wolverhampton Wanderers' left-wing problem.

Jackett tried out a number of players down the left flank during the early part of the campaign, but was never satisfied with his options.

The likes of Nathan Byrne and Jed Wallace didn’t look comfortable when tested out down the left-hand side, but Graham has been superb since stepping into the team.

The youngster has threatened Championship defences with his dribbling skill, and Jackett has praised the former Aston Villa man for taking his chance.

“At the start of this season I went with other options down the left,” he said. The loan spell was very good for him, he’d had two previous loan spells at Ipswich and Bradford (from Villa), he didn’t make many appearances.

“It’s interesting he perhaps needed that time, the one to Oxford worked for him. I always felt we hadn’t anybody who was naturally at home on the left, I don’t think I’d cracked that position.

“Since he’s come in he’s looked comfortable and a good outlet for us. He’s taken the opportunity that he’s been given.”

Graham has now made eight senior appearances for Wolves, and he has impressed in every one of his senior outings.

The 20-year-old has scooped six Man of the Match awards, created five goals and scored once in his initial displays for Wolves.

His good form has already attracted Premier League attentions, with Liverpool and Newcastle United the latest sides to be linked by the Daily Mail.

Jackett is keen to keep the tricky wide-man at Wolves though, and has suggested to the Express and Star that Graham will be offered a new contract in the near future.

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