Wolves won’t fear Man United at Old Trafford

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Newly promoted Premier League side Wolves travel to Old Trafford to face Manchester United on Saturday. It has been 38 years since they experienced any success at Old Trafford.

Regardless, the team now being managed by Nuno Espirito Santo go into Saturday’s game with preceding victories over West Ham and Burnley.

Two key players in the side, captain Conor Coady and Matt Doherty are looking forward to a special game and have promised to turn up with an impressive performance.

Coady stated: “This will be a special game, not just for me, but for everybody. It is a big ground and it is a big team.

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“We have said before the game, every game is tough in this division.

“No matter whether you are playing Manchester United or Burnley, it doesn’t matter, every game is tough. We have set a standard (against Burnley) but we want to keep on raising it. I want us to go there and play our best.

“This club have done well up to now, we have got a lot of improvement to do and I think as long as we listen to the manager and listen to how we go into that game, we should be OK.”

Wing-back Doherty also said: “We won’t go there with any fear, not with the last three performances that we’ve had. Back-to-back wins in the Premier League is huge, it’s not easy at all, so we go there full of confidence and going for the win.”

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Coady went on to reveal that fans have high expectations ahead of the visit to Old Trafford and that the players recognize that.

“The fans always expect big things and you have got to play with that, it is as simple as that,” he said.

“The Wolves supporters have been fantastic with us. We love playing at home and to keep them behind us – like they are at the minute – we must keep on playing well. The fans can see we are learning every day.”

When asked how his aide are adapting to life in the Premier League, he said:

“We all feel comfortable in the football club and how the manager wants us to play and that is the most important thing. We take the Premier League as it comes.”

Meanwhile, Jose Mourinho’s Red Devils are overwhelming favorites for the win and will be looking to pick up from where they left off against Watford at Vicarage Road.


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