Oskar Buur looking to progress as he seeks loan from Wolves

Oskar Buur is looking forward to gaining some crucial first-team experience after being given the green light to leave Wolves on loan.

Oskar Buur of Wolverhampton Wanderers (AMA)
Oskar Buur of Wolverhampton Wanderers (AMA)

The 22-year-old has, in recent months, made his Europa League and Premier League bows for Nuno Espírito Santo’s side.

But the arrivals of fellow right-backs Nelson Semedo and Ki-Jana Hoever means his game time at Molineux is likely to be limited this season.

And that has led to Wolves making the promising Dane available for loan.

Buur has interest in the Championship from Middlesbrough and Brentford.

But clubs abroad are also keeping tabs on the youngster with Belgian side Royal Antwerp and Dutch outfit FC Volendam amongst those monitoring his situation. And the defender is excited about the prospect of going out on loan and gaining some crucial playing time.

“I hope the next step for me is to find a club where I can get some regular playing time and gain more experience to improve as a footballer,” he said.

“That’s what I’m looking forward to.

“I’ve been in a Premier League first-team and improved, and learned a lot from the people here, now I want to go forward and get regular playing time and experience to improve, and help another team achieve their aims.

“I want to be at a club where I can play regularly at the top level and contribute.

“It’s been good so far, but now I think the age I am, and where I am in my career, I need to play. I’m looking forward to it.”

Buur was promoted from Wolves’ academy back in January 2019 and has been training with the first-team ever since.

And he says he’s learnt a lot since making that step up.

“I think I’ve definitely grown as a player since training with the first-team and working with so many great players,” he continued.

“It was a big step when I moved up to the first-team, and I think it took some time to adapt, but now I’m here, I’ve improved a lot so it was a good step for me.

“One hundred per cent I’ve grown – being away from home, I’ve improved not just my football, but also developed myself as a person.

“It’s been really good to be working under Nuno. To train and learn from him over the last 12 months has helped me improve a lot.

“I’ve improved defensively, in general play and offensively, so it’s really helped me being part of the first-team.”

For the vast majority of the time Buur has training with Wolves’ first-team, Matt Doherty filled the right wing-back role and couldn’t be pushed aside.

He has since departed for Tottenham. But Burr says he was a great mentor.

“When Doc (Doherty) was here, I could look at him every day, see how he played and learn from him,” Buur added.

“It was really helpful to improve.

“I’ve learned from the whole team.

“We have players like Joao Moutinho, whose won a lot, and we have Conor Coady who played for England.

“The whole team, you can learn from all of them.”

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