McCarthy praises the performances of Matt Jarvis

Mick McCarthy has heaped admiration on the way his Wolves winger Matt Jarvis has played this year, which earned him an England cap in the process.

Jarvis was plucked from Gillingham in 2007 by McCarthy and has gone on to be one of the standout performers for Wolves in recent seasons. The 25 year old made his England debut in March in a friendly against Ghana at Wembley and became the first Wolves player to receive a cap since Steve Bull. McCarthy has recently tipped Jarvis to return to the England fold and the winger is playing great football for the Molineux side.

McCarthy spoke of the pride he takes from bringing players into the top flight from the lower league levels. The Wolves boss has employed the same technique with midfielders David Edwards and Michael Kightly as well as defenders Stephen Ward and Kevin Foley.

‘I love that, I really appreciate it when the players that you sign, when you’re not convinced, they’re going to be top, top stars. You bring them in because you think they’ve got something for that moment and something for the future, because there’s improvement in them. And Jarvo was one of those. He’s had an England cap and what’s even nicer is that it couldn’t happen to be a nicer young fellow. He’s fantastic’, McCarthy said.

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