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September 3, 2019

Wright on Wolves: Give the ball to Traore and he will soar

Ian Wright believes Wolves must feed Adama Traore if he is going to be a success at wing back. The Arsenal legend was surprised to see the Spanish forward in the more withdrawn role, which he has played every time he has been involved this season, at Everton on Sunday. But he was equally baffled why Traore’s team-mates didn’t give him the ball more often to show what he can do. “It’s really strange to see him there. But if they’re going to do it, they’ve got to use him as often as they can when he gets himself into…

Wolves to reveal third kit – and it’s set to send rivals green with envy

Wolves want to send their rivals green with envy when they reveal their third kit on Wednesday. It seems like the third choice will bear more than a passing resemblance to the Mexico home strip worn by star striker Raul Jimenez, which is predominantly green. Images of a green Wolves kit with a white collar and red piping have been posted on social media for several months, and the guessing game is almost up with the club set to unveil the new colours. Adidas, who manufacture and supply Wolves’ kit, also do the same for the Mexico national team. And…

Raul vows Wolves will improve as Nuno admits strike partnership needs time

Raul Jimenez has vowed Wolves will learn from their defeat at Everton as Nuno Espirito Santo acknowledged the club’s most expensive strike partnership needs time. Jimenez, the club’s £32.6m record signing, was paired up front with £20m Patrick Cutrone for the first time from the start in the Premier League as Diogo Jota began on the bench. The pairing tasted mixed fortunes in the 3-2 defeat, with Jimenez scoring his eighth goal of the season to make it 2-2 and receiving a boot in the face for his troubles, while Cutrone was superbly denied by goalkeeper Jordan Pickford at 2-1…