Home Wolves News Wolves: Fans blast Fabio Silva efficiency after Everton defeat By Nathan Linley Published on January 13, 2021

Many Wolves fans were heavily crucial towards striker Fabio Silva after his side’s 2-1 defeat to Everton on Tuesday night.

The 18-year-old has been underwhelming since his summer season relocation from FC Porto, mainly due to his ₤ 35.6 m price tag (via BBC Sport), which of course left fans expecting more than what he has used up until now.

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Nuno Espirito Santo’s side have actually now won just once in their last eight Premier League video games and are desperately missing the presence of Raul Jimenez upfront, scoring simply 8 goals throughout that timeframe (Fotmob).

The Portuguese tactician has been playing Silva in the hope that he can discover some of the trigger that his Mexican colleague has always provided in abundance. Once again, he didn’t provide much motivation for his team on Tuesday.

Per Sofascore, Silva won just one battle, had one less touch throughout the entire video game than goalkeeper Rui Patricio, only had one shot on target and accumulated a pass success rate of just 69% – 9 passes.

Versus a fellow Europe-chasing side, it is naturally a huge frustration to see a winger who is on the pitch to score and produce goals get on the ball less frequently than the side’s goalkeeper, who would have hoped for a quiet night.

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Unsurprisingly, fans are starting to run out of perseverance for Silva with some recommending that Nuno should take him out of the team for the time being.

Fans not impressed with Silva

” I do not care how old he is. You ‘d believe for a ₤ 35million gamer Fabio Silva would reveal glimpses of what he’s got to offer. I’ve seen nothing that shows he’s gon na be nearly worth ₤ 35m. And yes I know he didn’t ask for his cost #wwfc”

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” Cutrone sooner instead of later on what’s he expected to do in 12 mins. I comprehend silva is young and is for the future however we can’t be carrying players in this league feels like we are starting every video game with 10 men. #wwfc”

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” Silva has actually mentally gone. He can’t do a thing right. Needs to be taken out the firing line for his own sake. God understands who we play there though. #wwfc”

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” Overlook Silva’s age and the price, he’s a guest and should not be in the eleven, not to mention on the left-wing. Not blaming him, he’s just part of the Mendes live roulette, however we need to be smarter not to include him. Cutrone begins Saturday #wwfc”

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” Silva isn’t prepared and recalling Cutrone & Gibbs White isn’t adequate to attend to the lack of objectives. I can’t see where objectives are going to originate from. Saturday is a must-win #wwfc”

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” Edged it first but absolutely nothing in the second half. Silva actually needs to come out of the group. Have to get three points versus Albion #wwfc”

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