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Wolves record signing happy to be patient at the club
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Wolves record signing happy to be patient at the club

Wolverhampton Wanderers record signing Fabio Silva is happy about his move to the Premier League and believes his first year at the club will help him learn and see more things. The 18-year-old signed for the Nuno Espirito Santo-led side for a club-record fee of £35million from Portuguese giants Porto this summer but is yet to start in the top flight. However, he has made four appearances as a sub and scored his first two goals for the under-21s as they won against Doncaster in the Papa John's Trophy last week. The youngster has admitted that he's enjoying being eased into English football culture under Nuno Espirito Santo, stating that the Premier League is the most competitive football league in the world. “I think it’s very good for me, with my age, 18 years old, to play in ...
A dramatic Premier League final day top 4 race to watch out for
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A dramatic Premier League final day top 4 race to watch out for

The 2019/20 Premier League season reaches its climax on Sunday and the fight for the remaining two top 4 places will rage on and be settled on the last matchday of the season. Manchester United finally moved into the top 4 with one game to go due to superior goal difference. Chelsea moved down to 4th while Leicester City remained in fifth. The Red Devils may not have done themselves any good by drawing 1 all against West Ham at Old Trafford but we'll know better after the blast of the final whistle at the King Power Stadium against a Leicester side who'll seal a place regardless of other results if they win. Chelsea, on the other hand, played out an entertaining 5:3 result against Premier League champions Liverpool, although they were on the losing side. They face Wolves at Stamfo...
Premier League top 4 race could go to the wire
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Premier League top 4 race could go to the wire

The race for the top four places of the 2019/20 Premier League heated further after third and fourth place Leicester City and Chelsea lost respectively to Everton and West Ham on Wednesday night. The Foxes lost 2:1 at Goodison Park while the Blues succumbed to a 3:2 defeat against strugglers and relegation-threatened West Ham at the London Stadium. West Ham successfully completed a league double against Chelsea this season. Meanwhile, Manchester United and Wolverhampton Warriors who are chasing hotly for the UEFA Champions League places won away from home on against Brighton and Aston Villa. The Red Devils put in class performance as they thrashed Brighton 3 nil at the Amex while Nuno Espirito Santo's men won 1 nil away to Aston Villa at Villa Park, all on Tuesday. We're are se...
Mourinho – Sheffield and Wolves are genuine top 4 contenders
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Mourinho – Sheffield and Wolves are genuine top 4 contenders

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho believes that Sheffield United and Wolves are genuine contenders for the top 4 places in the Premier League this season. The newly-promoted Blades sit fifth on the log and two points behind fourth-placed Chelsea who have a game in hand but sit two as well as 2 points above Spurs who also have a game in hand. Meanwhile, Wolves are six points off fourth place despite their exertions in the Europa League where they had a slow start. According to Mourinho. the managers of the two clubs, Nuno Espirito Santo for Wolves and Chris Wilder for Sheffield United may not consider their sides as contenders but believes they are clearly in the mix as the business end of the season approaches. "Wolves and Sheffield United are fighting for the top four, [the manager...
We’ll never give up – Nuno warns Newcastle ahead of PL clash
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We’ll never give up – Nuno warns Newcastle ahead of PL clash

Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Nuno Espirito Santo has warned Saturday's Premier League opponents Newcastle United to be ready for another late show although he would be keen to avoid it. Wolves have taken 5 points from Newcastle in their last 3 meetings and the goals that secured these points came very late in the game. Jonny snatched a point in the 1 all draw in October 2019, Willy Boly equalized at the final blast of the whistle at the Molineux last season whilst Matt Doherty scored a 90th-minute winner at the St James' Park in December 2018. This penchant for scoring late goals has become a norm under Nuno. His side has scored more goals after the 75th minute in games than any other team in the Premier League and he insists that his side has the character to fight to the death. ...
Wolves boss Espirito Santo favorite to replace Emery at Arsenal
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Wolves boss Espirito Santo favorite to replace Emery at Arsenal

Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo has emerged as the leading candidate to replace Unai Emery at Arsenal if he eventually gets the boot for a string of poor performances by Arsenal's standards. Arsenal slumped to a sixth consecutive game without a win after the 2 all draw against Southampton at the Emirates on Saturday. The result effectively meant that Unai Emery is overseeing the club's worst run of form in 20 years. This has resulted in more calls for his contract to be terminated. Regardless, the former Paris Saint-Germain boss will be in the dugout when Arsenal face Bundesliga outfit Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League on Thursday at the Emirates. GET THE LATEST FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS FOR TODAY Live Football Streaming Over 1.5 Goals predictions for today BTTS Tips fo...
Wolves defender Willy Boly suffers serious ankle injury
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Wolves defender Willy Boly suffers serious ankle injury

Wolves defender Willy Boly has suffered a serious ankle injury and will undergo further tests to ascertain if he should go for a surgery. The French professional footballer is currently undergoing tests on what is believed to be an ankle fracture, and this has ruled him out of the trip to Newcastle for the Premier League clash at St James' Park on Sunday. According to Phil Hayward, Wolves' head of medical on Saturday: "Unfortunately, Willy Boly sustained a serious injury to his left ankle in training earlier today. READ: Pulisic forgot match ball after perfect hat trick for Chelsea "Initial tests show a fracture to his fibula, and he will undergo further imaging over the coming days to determine whether surgery is required or not. "If surgery is required that will take place...
Preview : Wolves vs Chelsea – What to expect at the Molineux
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Preview : Wolves vs Chelsea – What to expect at the Molineux

These are relatively difficult times at Chelsea and their fans may have gotten a reality check on how challenging the season would be after they lost a 2 nil lead to newly-promoted Sheffield United at Stamford Bridge before the international break. Frank Lampard's Chelsea return to Premier League action with a seemingly difficult trip to the Molineux to face Nuno Espirito Santo's men who emerged unscathed in both encounters last season. The Blues have garnered just 5 points in 4 games thus far and Wolves are yet to start firing on all cylinders this term as they are yet to win a game this season. However, Wolves have impressed against the top six at the Molineux previously and will be hoping to land their first win against a defensively frail new-look Chelsea side who can't keep a...
Wolves want to sign Tammy Abraham – No bid has been accepted
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Wolves want to sign Tammy Abraham – No bid has been accepted

A report from Sky Sports suggest that Wolves are interested in signing Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham, who is currently on loan to Championship side Aston Villa. Meanwhile, reports of an £18 million bid being accepted by Chelsea for the striker appear to be premature. The Premier League newcomers are interested in sealing a permanent deal for Tammy Abraham, who has found the back of the net 16 times in the Championship. However, the player will be a big miss for Villa if the move materializes. READ - Lovren – A loss to Man City won’t derail our title hopes Aston Villa boss Dean Smith spoke after the New Year's day 2 all draw against QPR at Villa Park in which Tammy Abraham scored a brace, stating that it was becoming difficult to keep hold of the player. "Tammy has shown no i...
Klopp – Van Dijk has exceeded expectations at Liverpool
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Klopp – Van Dijk has exceeded expectations at Liverpool

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has admitted that Virgil Van Dijk has been phenomenal for the Reds and has exceeded expectations at the club after his contribution in Liverpool's 2 nil win against Wolves at the Molineux in the Premier League on Friday. The Reds secured the top spot and will lead the log as Christmas approaches. Mohammed Salah opened the scoring for Liverpool to make it 11 Premier League goals for him this season. The home side didn't relent and put the Reds under pressure, especially in the final 25 minutes of the first half. However, Van Dijk remained composed in the heart of Liverpool's defense and this ensured that they survived the scares from Nuno Espirito Santo's men. CLICK FOR TODAY'S FOOTBALL BETTING TIPS Van Dijk went on to score the second for Liverpool. ...