To Arsenal fans, Wellington Silva is very much a mystery despite signing for the club in 2010. He is currently on his sixth loan from the club and first in England, after qualifying for a work permit last year.
Wellington is not Bolton's to sell, but he did well enough to impress last night that several Wednesday fans were calling for the winger to be signed up.
The 23-year-old Brazilian provided an assist for ex-Owl Gary Madine, who scored Bolton's first goal in the clash, but Wednesday went onto win an end to end game 3-2.
He was a handful all night, making five successful dribbles, more than double the rest of the Bolton team combined (2), and was fouled on six occasions, more than any player on the pitch.
It was the Gunners' owned youngster's ninth start of the season in the league, and his first assist, with one goal also to his name. Inconsistency is to be expected, and whether he makes it at Arsenal is another matter, but he evidently has something to his game, and more displays like this will help him get more opportunities wherever it may be long term.
Here is a look at how Wednesday fans reacted to his display...
Thought Wellington silva was a big handful for #bwfc tonight gave jack hunt a torrid time— Andrew Scholey (@Scoz1985) January 12, 2016
Infact, can we have Wellington Silva? He's dangerous and would suit our squad and style of play so well— wunsen (@HirdySWFC) January 12, 2016
Wellington Silva is some player, caused us all sort of problems in both games this season— Daniel (@Daniel_Swfc) January 12, 2016
Never mind how good Madine was, how about Wellington Silva! What a player he is #baller— KEMMY (@JakeyKempton) January 12, 2016
Bet carlos went up to Wellington Silva after the game and put him up in the premier inn. 'We'll talk in the morning'— Con1 (@Plattssyy) January 12, 2016
Pratley close for Bolton! Wellington Silva having a great game for Bolton down the left— wednesdayite (@wednesdayite) January 12, 2016