The 18-year-old striker, who joined Wolves from Porto for a record £35million deal in the summer, is confident he can fill the goalscoring void of Raul Jimenez.
made his full debut in
1-0 defeat to
. Although he couldn’t find the net, he was denied by the woodwork during the second half.
Wolves suffered from a late-penalty from Nelson Semedo that handed the three points to the visitors.
was sent off after a second yellow card in injury time to add up to the match’s bitterness.
Through a bitter full debut, the teenager is confident he can boost
performance. He told the club’s official site: “
The goal is close, but I think it’s normal, it’s a part of the game. I helped the team, which I think is the most important thing. The goal will come.
“If you think about the goals, then they will not come, if you go into a game thinking a goal will come every time, it’s not good. You have to play, enjoy the game and a goal will come naturally.
“It’s been good for me to learn with Raul. Every day we were together in training, we’ve been together at games, and he’s an idol for me.
“You see the great player Raul is and he’s been great for me to play with and learn from in training.”
El Ghazi scored the winner for Aston Villa in a game that could be marked by Emiliano Martinez’s heroics. El Ghazi told Villa’s official site:
“I had a lot of confidence because I do it a lot in training, I always try to do some extra shooting drills and some penalties.
“I was really confident about myself so I thought ‘I’m going to take it’.
“And I’m happy Jack (Grealish) gave it to me, it shows he’s a really good guy and he has a good heart.
“I’m happy to be important.”
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