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Wolves will be ready for Arsenal, insists Coady

Conor Coady insists Wolves will be ready for Arsenal and is convinced a repeat of their performance against Brighton is the right way to go.

Wolves will put their proud record against the top six to the test again when the Champions League-chasing Gunners are at Molineux.

Nuno Espirito Santo’s side have earned 13 points against the top six teams this season, including a point from the 1-1 draw at the Emirates in November, as opposed to 11 against the bottom six.

Wolves fans were frustrated their overwhelming dominance of struggling Brighton on Saturday failed to yield more than a 0-0 draw. Coady is confident the Arsenal game will be more open however.

Now we can move on to the next one, which is Arsenal and we can’t wait for it,” said Coady.

Arsenal will be a different game. We will look at their strengths and their weaknesses and look at how we can capitalise on that. We will be ready for them.

Arsenal are a fantastic team but we look forward to it. We will learn from what happened against Brighton and play the way we have done because I thought we played well.

As long as we learn from what we did on Saturday, we’ll be OK.

We’ve got four games left and they’re important matches for us. We can’t wait for them.

We always take it a game at a time and the next one is Arsenal so we’re looking forward to it.”

Watford’s 1-1 draw against Southampton put Wolves down to 10th but they are only two points off seventh spot, which will be enough to qualify for the Europa League if Manchester City win the FA Cup.

Coady has followed head coach Nuno’s philosophy though in turning a blind eye to the Premier League table.

We’ve been the same all season – we don’t really look where we are in the league,” said the captain. It’s always going to be close because it’s the Premier League and there are some fantastic teams, so we just need to make sure we concentrate on ourselves.

The next game is Arsenal and as long as we do it right and be in the form we can do and create chances like we did on Saturday, we will be OK.”

Coady also believes Wolves’ trip to Marbella for a five-day warm weather training camp was beneficial. He reckons any weariness from the Watford and Southampton games are now out of the players’ systems.

We look forward to every single game but last week it was important to regroup and get going and I thought we did that,” he added. “We created a number of chances and we were unlucky not to score.”