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August 10, 2019

Nuno says Leicester will be ‘tough’ for Wolves, not once but FIVE times

Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo has delivered his verdict on Leicester City, insisting they will be tough not once, but FIVE times. Nuno’s side face the Foxes at the King Power Stadium on Sunday hoping to get off to a promising start in their Premier League opener. Both sides have ambitions of trying to finish in the top six this season after Wolves ended seventh and Leicester in ninth, five points behind them. Brendan Rodgers’s side might have lost star defender Harry Maguire to Manchester United for £85m – a world record fee for a defender – but Nuno does…

Nuno: Cutrone has the will to succeed at Wolves

Nuno Espirito Santo is confident £20m signing Patrick Cutrone will succeed at Wolves – because of his determination to improve. The 21-year-old striker became the first Italian to play for Wolves when he came off the bench in Thursday’s 4-0 win at FC Pyunik in the Europa League third qualifying round. Cutrone didn’t need long to make an early impression too as he won the penalty in time added on scored by fellow substitute Ruben Neves. Cutrone has been brought in to provide competition for first-choice strike duo Raul Jimenez and Diogo Jota after the departures of Helder Costa and…

Wolves boss Nuno ‘confident’ VAR will work in Prem

Wolves head coach Nuno Espirito Santo has welcomed the introduction of VAR to the Premier League. Video Assistant Referee is an extra official who watches a match from as many angles as there are cameras and tells the referee if he or she has made a ‘clear and obvious’ error in one of four crucial decisions – awarding a goal, a penalty, a red card, or in a case of mistaken identity. The controversial system, which was used in the FA Cup ties at Premier League grounds last season and in this summer’s Women’s World Cup, has been heavily criticised…