George Saville has admitted to the Express & Star that he has found things difficult at Wolverhampton Wanderers recently.
Saville dropped out of favour at Molineux back in 2014, and he was sent out on loan to Millwall earlier this season.
The midfielder did come back into Wolves’ team to face Reading at the weekend, though, and he is hoping to kick on after being handed a second chance by Kenny Jackett.
"I’ve been out on loan a couple of times. I just have to keep my head down and keep working hard, do what I can for the team and hopefully string a few appearances together," Saville said.
“It’s been a difficult period, I’ve been out on loan, but that’s part and parcel of the game. As a young footballer I just need to keep working hard and do what I can.
“I need to try my best and keep going. I needed to get some games and get my fitness up. I’ve done that now and I want to do my best for the team.”
Saville was brought to Wolves back in the summer of 2014, for a £1 million fee from Chelsea (Express & Star).
So far he has not lived up to his price-tag, but at the age of 21 he still has plenty of time to become a key player at Wolves.
Saville is one of a number of fringe players who Jackett has handed a lifeline to in recent times.
Tommy Rowe started his first game of the season against Bolton Wanderers last week, while Bjorn Sigurdarson has also come back into contention more recently.
Wolves are currently in 11th place in the Championship table, 10 points off the play-off spaces but with plenty of football still to be played.