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February 24, 2020

Vinagre could be ready for a Euro recall for Wolves

Ruben Vinagre could be set for a Europa League return for Wolves in Barcelona on Thursday night – as Nuno Espirito Santo praised his powers of recovery. The 20-year-old left wing back made his comeback from a hamstring injury in Sunday’s 3-0 win over Norwich when he replaced Jonny Castro Otto in the 80th minute. It was Vinagre’s first appearance for nearly six weeks after last playing in the FA Cup defeat away to Manchester United. But with concerns over Jonny after he went down clutching his thigh in the latter stages of the Canaries game, Nuno could now pitch…

Wolves boss Nuno reveals secret of players’ incredible stamina

Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo has revealed the secret of his side’s incredible staying power – no days off! Nuno’s side played their 44th game of the season on Sunday when they swept away relegation-bound Norwich 3-0 at Molineux. All those powers of recovery and reserves of stamina will need to be evident again as they face two huge tests more this week. They travel to Barcelona to play Espanyol in their Europa League round of 32 second leg on Thursday before returning for a first trip to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday. Nuno is confident his players’ professionalism…

Nuno reveals delight at Jota as goal-den streak continues for Wolves

Nuno Espirito Santo revealed his delight with Diogo Jota after the in-form forward continued his goal-den streak by ripping Norwich apart. Jota made it five goals in four days with a double against the Canaries in Wolves’ 3-0 win after his hat-trick in the 4-0 rout of Espanyol on Thursday night. The 23-year-old assisted in the other goal as his shot hit the post before Raul Jimenez converted for his 21st goal of the season in all competitions. Nuno insists Jota hasn’t been doing anything different but hopes his impressive run continues as Wolves prepare to face the return against…