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July 22, 2019

Nuno: Wolves youngsters will remain back-ups

Nuno Espirito Santo insists Wolves’ youngsters will remain ‘back-ups’ as he plots building his squad. Eleven of the 26-man squad that travelled to China are from the club’s Academy, eight of which featured in the Premier League Asia Trophy final penalty shootout win against Manchester City. Morgan Gibbs-White, 19, started both games, while Dion Sanderson, Max Kilman, Hong Wan, Terry Taylor, Taylor Perry, Luke Cundle and Niall Ennis all got playing time in Asia coming off the bench. Wolves are still to sign a new player this summer after the loan-to-permanent arrivals of Leander Dendoncker and Raul Jimenez and Nuno…

Wolves target Cutrone weighing up his future

Wolves target Patrick Cutrone is said to be weighing up his future as he decides whether to leave AC Milan. The 21-year-old striker is understood to be considering his options as he ponders leaving Italy. Wolves are prepared to pay the asking price of around £22m for the one-capped Italy international and see him having a big, exciting future. Milan need to sell to free up funds as they are edging closer to agreeing a £48m move for Atletico Madrid attacker Angel Correa, according to various sources. Wolves head coach Nuno Espirito Santo wants to add competition up front to…

Claire Elliott’s Wolves tour diary from China – Day 4

Day 4 It’s day four, so that must be why we are up at 4:30am. I’m now slightly regretting staying up so late with our friend Bish. We need to get a train from Beijing West. Beijing West is apparently one of the biggest train stations in Asia. We are off to Xi’an today. The taxi is quickly summoned and has us at Beijing West train station within half an hour. We have 90 minutes or thereabouts to find our train and pick up our tickets. If ever you decide to journey to China, I can heartily recommend China Diy…

Neves expecting Wolves full house for Europa League tie

Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves is expecting a Molineux full house to welcome in the Europa League this week. Nuno Espirito Santo’s squad are back in the UK after their successful trip to China which saw them beat Manchester City in the final of the Premier League Asia Trophy 3-2 on penalties after the game ended 0-0. They host Crusaders on Thursday in the second qualifying round first leg on Thursday, and well over 20,000 tickets had been sold before they went on general sale. Armenian side Pyunik, or Czech outfit Jablonec lie in wait for the winners after Monday’s draw.…