Romain Saiss might have started just eight Premier League games this season but that does not mean he isn’t a valued member of Wolverhampton Wanderers’ squad.
The Moroccan international is not a supreme technician like Ruben Neves, he cannot unlock a defence like Morgan Gibbs-White and he doesn't put a set piece on a sixpence like Joao Moutinho.
But Saiss is a jack of all trades; a hard-working and combative central midfielder who seems to never have a bad game.
He has been superb whenever he's been called on this season, including in Sunday’s FA Cup fifth round win at Bristol City and the famous 2-1 triumph over Chelsea in December.
This comes less than a week after Lions De L’Atlas claimed that La Liga giants Atletico Madrid were keen to take the former Angers enforcer to the Wanda Metropolitano in the summer.
The chance to work under Diego Simeone would turn anyone’s head but it seems no one wants to leave Wolves right now.
Deserves it...important part of the squad.— Polecat (@itspolecatime) February 18, 2019
Interestingly, I don’t think there are many figures more important to this #wwfc side than Romain Saiss. His experience, along with a versatility to cover in CM & CB is invaluable to Nuno. Great to tie him to the club for another few years. https://t.co/BTFWC0ddal— Charlie (@CharIieGreg) February 18, 2019
Great news !!! Part of the pack— Kevin Rogers (@Kevin_Paycare) February 18, 2019
Very shrewd, a really useful squad player who rarely has a bad game.— Ben Rasmin (@benrasmin) February 18, 2019
If rumours are true, saiss getting a new contract. Well happy, another one who comes in and does a job, even though he's not a guaranteed starter anymore... man like saiss #wwfc— Danny Powers (@Danny_Powers) February 19, 2019
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