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Scout Report: James Henry

Here's a Wolves fan on Wanderers' most exciting deadline day acquisition

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Bolton Wanderers made five signings on deadline day, but none of them have the established pedigree and known quality than James Henry. It's already clear that the mercurial winger, or attacking midfielder, is a cut above most players in League One, just from his steady debut on Saturday, but what do Wolverhampton Wanderers fans think of the player that they let leave on loan until January?

Wolves fan Robert Kostur helps us find out.

Bolton fans should be excited at the prospect of James Henry at the Macron Stadium.

An experienced winger, he's not someone with electrifying pace to burn, or with a box full of tricks. But despite that, he is extremely adept at beating his full back, getting the ball out of his feet and whipping it in to the heart of the box.

His delivery with both feet is top quality and he is a danger from set pieces too.

He loves a strike from range -€” as Bolton fans know all too well -€” so don't be surprised to see him having a pop from 20-25 yards. There are times when this will be infuriating -€” particularly if you're chasing a game -€” but if given time and space he can usually find the target.

Bolton on loan is a good move for the club and for Henry himself. With Sammy Ameobi on the other wing, and Zach Clough, Max Clayton and Gary Madine to work with in the centre too, he will help form a forward line that is more than capable of walking their way to the League One title.

I do feel his time at Wolves is at an end and he will join permanently in January if all goes well. We're drowning in wingers right now and he was finding game time increasingly hard to come by. But I think all Wolves fans realise and appreciate the contribution he made during his two and a half years here.

He's a very good player -€” we didn't call him ‘the White Pele' for nothing!

Follow Rob on twitter at @Robbo_WWFC