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May 11, 2019

Nuno: I got as much out of Wolves beating Cardiff as toppling top six

Nuno Espirito Santo insists beating relegated Cardiff meant as much to him as Euro conquerors Wolves toppling any of the top six this season. His side head to Anfield hoping to wreck Liverpool’s dreams of ending their 29-year wait for the title on Sunday. Wolves have relished taking on the top teams this season, registering 16 points against them with wins against all four European finalists, plus Manchester United twice and a draw against leaders Manchester City. But three points is the same reward for beating City as it would have been Huddersfield and Nuno says there is no extra…

No let up from Wolves on final day – Nuno

Nuno Espirito Santo insists there will be no let-up from Wolves as they look to end Liverpool’s title hopes at Anfield. Wolves go to Merseyside for the Premier League title decider knowing the Reds must beat them to have a chance of becoming champions for the first time in 29 years. For that to happen, leaders Manchester City, who are a point clear, must slip up at Brighton. Wolves have taken 16 points off the top six this season, beating all four European finalists along the way and they are relishing another crack at one of the big boys. “It’s…

Jonny insists Liverpool hold no fears for Wolves

Jonny Otto insists Wolves are going to Anfield to end Liverpool’s Premier League title hopes and finish the season on a high. Wolves are almost the ‘forgotten’ opposition this weekend as the nation gears up for the shootout between the Reds and Manchester City, who are at Brighton, on Sunday. Second-placed Liverpool must win if they are to have any hope of ending their 29-year wait to be champions and overtaking City, who are a point clear and need to win to retain their crown. But wing back Jonny has indicated Nuno Espirito Santo’s side are looking to throw a…

Klopp says Wolves are ‘pretty special’ and lauds Nuno

Jurgen Klopp has thrown the Anfield welcome mat down to Wolves ahead of the Premier League title decider. The Liverpool manager says Wolves’ achievements are ‘pretty special’ while he reckons head coach Nuno Espirito Santo is doing an ‘incredible’ job. The Reds must beat Wolves if they are to have any chance of ending their 29-year wait to be crowned as champions, and hope leaders Manchester City slip up at Brighton. While it seems the nation have already decided Liverpool have won the game, a happy Klopp cleverly used his press conference yesterday to expose the strengths of the team…

‘Wolves have signed world class players’ – Jonny

  Jonny Otto believes Wolves have signed world class players and says they are aiming to challenge for a top-six place next season.   The Spain international signed permanently for a then club-record equalling £18m fee in January after arriving on a season-long loan last summer from Atletico Madrid.   Jonny says he was persuaded to join Wolves because of the club’s ambition, after leaving Atletico without playing a single game for them following his £18m permanent move from Celta Vigo in January. As initially a loan capture last summer, he was one of several big signings along with established…