Report suggests Leander Dendoncker could leave Wolves in January

Nuno EspĂ­rito Santo the head coach of Wolverhampton Wanderers during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Huddersfield Town at Molineux on November 25, 2018 in...

Leander Dendoncker has not made a Premier League appearance for Wolverhampton Wanderers since he arrived from Anderlecht.

Leander Dendoncker at the Sir Jack Hayward Training Ground on August 7, 2018 in Wolverhampton, England.

Leander Dendoncker was forced to wait patiently for his chance to make the move to England.

But after finally sealing his season-long loan move to Wolverhampton Wanderers during the summer transfer window, the Belgian international is once again discovering that patience is a virtue.


Dendoncker has not made a single Premier League appearance for Nuno Espirito Santo's Wolves so far, despite being able to play both in central midfield and in a defensive three. In fact, his only two outings have both come in the EFL Cup, the most recent all the way back in September.

And according to Voetbal Nieuws, Dendoncker’s future at Wolves is now uncertain, with a January move away from Molineux potentially on the cards as he aims to get his career back on track.

Anderlecht's Leander Dendoncker celebrates after scoring during the Jupiler Pro League match between RSC Anderlecht and Club Brugge, in Brussels, on April 23, 2017, on day 4 of the Play-...

The report adds that Wolves will have to pay £12 million to sign the former Anderlecht midfielder on a permanent basis next summer, however, so it would be a shock if the newly promoted side would be willing to discard him so quickly.

The Express and Star add that Dendoncker’s slow start is down to his role in Belgium’s run to the semi-finals of the World Cup, the midfielder returning from Russia lacking full fitness. The youngster was left out of Wolves’ match day squad for the 2-1 defeat to Cardiff City on Friday night.

Leander Dendoncker of Wolverhampton Wanderers during the Carabao Cup Second Round match between Sheffield Wednesday and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Hillsborough Stadium on August 28, 2018...

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