Millions of eyes will be on Molineux tomorrow night – and Wolves’ top brass will also be present.
Guo Guanchang, the billionaire chairman of Fosun, Wolves’ owners, is flying in to take his seat in the directors box for the FA Cup sixth round tie against Manchester United.
Also present will be agent Jorge Mendes, who has advised Wolves in the recruitment of numerous signings over the last two years.
Valdir Gardoso, the Portuguese agent, an executive at Mendes’s company Gestifute and his ‘right-hand man’, is set to be joining them.
Wolves are ensuring there is a real sense of occasion to what is the club’s first quarter-final since 2003. Kick-off is at 7.55pm and the match will be screened live on BBC1 – the prime-time slot. It is expected to be watched by five million people in the UK.
Around 30,000 flags have been placed around the stadium by volunteers for fans to wave when the teams come out, with those on the South Bank forming an image of the FA Cup trophy.
A special souvenir 124-page programme has been produced, with 20 pages on Wolves’ four FA Cup wins. The programme is priced at £5.