Wolverhampton Wanderers

Report: Liverpool determined to keep Rafael Camacho

A report claims that Liverpool will attempt to fend off interest from Wolverhampton Wanderers to keep Rafael Camacho at Anfield for the long term. Liverpool have reportedly not given up hope of keeping hold of teenage winger Rafael Camacho, amid strong interest from Premier League rivals Wolverhampton Wanderers. The 19-year-old has been linked with a move to Wolves after supposedly turning down the offer of a new contract at Anfield. Camacho is said to be targeting more regular first-team football at the highest level, which he has not been offered by Liverpool this season, and Wolves are looking to pounce on the uncertainty surrounding his future. According to Portuguese outlet Record, however, Liverpool will attempt to fend off interest in the former Sporting Lisbon youth product as they...

Arsenal team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers

Sports Mole rounds up Arsenal’s latest injury and suspension news ahead of Wednesday’s Premier League clash with Wolverhampton Wanderers. Arsenal have a quick opportunity to bounce back from their shock 3-2 defeat at home to Crystal Palace when they face Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux on Wednesday night. The Gunners saw a 10-match home winning streak come to an end in Sunday’s London derby, allowing Chelsea to leapfrog them in the top-four race with Monday night’s draw against Burnley. Arsenal do still have a Champions League spot in their own hands but know that another slip-up in midweek could change that. Here, Sports Mole rounds up the latest injury and suspension news ahead of Arsenal’s trip up to the Midlands. ARSENAL’S INJURY LIST © Reuters S...

Preview: Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. Arsenal – prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole provides team news, predicted lineups and a full preview of Wednesday’s Premier League meeting between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal. Unai Emery will be after a quick response from his Arsenal players when they make the trip to Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Premier League on Wednesday evening. The Gunners suffered a shock 3-2 home loss at the hands of Crystal Palace on Sunday and cannot afford to drop more points as the race for a top-four finish heats up. Wolverhampton Wanderers © Reuters This midweek tussle with Arsenal may have come at the perfect time for Nuno Espirito Santo. Wolves’ season is at risk of spiralling out, having won just one of their last five matches. That solitary win, at home to Manchester United at the start of the month, seems like an ...

Chris Hughton denies playing for draw against Wolves

The Seagulls are three points above the relegation zone with four games left. Manager Chris Hughton defended his style and insisted he is doing what he must to keep Brighton in the Premier League. The Seagulls are three points above the relegation zone following Saturday’s 0-0 draw at Wolves. They were branded boring by the home fans who jeered them off after an unambitious performance at Molineux where they failed to have a shot on target. Cardiff’s 2-0 defeat to Liverpool on Sunday was a huge boost for Brighton and Hughton was unrepentant over his plan to keep them in the Premier League. “It’s about getting a result in any way we can. Having a good structure, working as hard as we did and trying to restrict them,” he said, after ending a four-match top-fligh...

Mathew Ryan: ‘Wolves draw felt like a win’

Brighton travel to Tottenham on Tuesday in their fight against the drop. Brighton goalkeeper Mat Ryan believes his side’s point at Wolves will prove crucial in the race for survival. The Seagulls are 17th in the Premier League and locked in a battle to stay up with Cardiff with four games remaining. Saturday’s 0-0 draw at Molineux ended a run of five straight defeats in all competitions and Brighton head to Tottenham on Tuesday. Ryan told the club’s official website: “The point means a lot in the context of things, it almost feels like we’ve won the game. “With our superior goal difference, it could prove to be big come the end of the season – any points are vital at this stage of the campaign. “Given our recent run it feels good to come here and g...

Chris Hughton brushes off “boring” chant from Wolves fans

Boss Chris Hughton insisted he is happy to be branded boring if he keeps Brighton in the Premier League. The Seagulls held on for a 0-0 draw at Wolves to end a run of five straight defeats in all competitions. They sit three points above the relegation zone but will only be out of it on goal difference if Cardiff stun title-chasing Liverpool on Sunday. It was a battling performance but the unambitious visitors were content to take a point in their survival fight. Wolves fans chanted ‘boring’ at the Seagulls but Hughton was unrepentant and is happy if it keeps Brighton, who go to Tottenham on Tuesday, up. He said: “Yes, at this moment it’s about effort, determination and organisation. All that’s important in these four games is getting enough points which can s...

Liverpool teenager Rafael Camacho ‘wants Wolverhampton Wanderers move’

Liverpool youngster Rafael Camacho reportedly intends to reject a move to Sporting Lisbon and stay in the Premier League with Wolverhampton Wanderers. Liverpool youngster Rafael Camacho reportedly prefers a move to Wolverhampton Wanderers than returning to Sporting Lisbon. The 18-year-old, who spent five years in the Portuguese side’s academy, is said to have rejected the offer of a new contract at Anfield and is looking for a move away this summer. Wolves and Sporting have both been strongly linked and, according to Portuguese outlet O Jogo, Camacho wants to stay in the Premier League and prove himself. Camacho has featured regularly for the Reds’ Under-23s side this season, with his only first-team start coming in the 2-1 FA Cup loss at Molineux in January. Wanderers are expe...

Premier League Team of the Week – Lucas Moura, Kevin De Bruyne, Virgil van Dijk

Sports Mole selects its Premier League team of the week for gameweek 34, including Lucas Moura, Kevin De Bruyne and Virgil van Dijk. The 2018-19 Premier League season edged one more game towards its conclusion this weekend, with Liverpool still leading a title race which looks set to go down to the wire. Manchester City momentarily returned to the top of the table with a 3-1 victory over Crystal Palace on Sunday, but the Reds responded by beating Chelsea 2-0 at Anfield to move two points clear – albeit having played a game more than the champions. Chelsea’s defeat at Anfield saw their top-four hopes take a blow as Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United and Arsenal all won, with Spurs among the biggest victors of the weekend courtesy of their 4-0 triumph over relegated Huddersfiel...

Result: Southampton beat Wolverhampton Wanderers to move closer to safety

Nathan Redmond‘s first top-flight double in two years drove Southampton to the brink of Premier League safety with a 3-1 win over Wolves. The 25-year-old’s brace sent Saints eight points clear of relegation favourites Cardiff, with Shane Long adding a third for the impressive hosts. Willy Boly’s header had Wolves level at 1-1 but only for 118 seconds, as Redmond notched his second to stun the nonplussed Molineux men. A HUGE WIN! ❤ #saintsfc pic.twitter.com/PKUDbdrGTN — Southampton FC (@SouthamptonFC) April 13, 2019 Former Birmingham forward Redmond twisted the knife on old Midlands rivals Wolves with a virtuoso performance to delight his manager Ralph Hasenhuttl. The demanding St Mary’s boss recently admitted he had warned Redmond to adjust his attitude when he arri...

Wolverhampton Wanderers ‘to smash record transfer fee for Morgan Sanson’

A report claims that Wolverhampton Wanderers are looking to bring in Marseille midfielder Morgan Sanson for a club-record fee believed to be in the region of £36.5m. Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly ready to break their transfer record for the second time this year by bringing in Morgan Sanson from Marseille. The Premier League side splashed out £32m to turn Raul Jimenez‘s loan move from Benfica into a permanent deal earlier this month. French publication Le 10 Sport claims that Wolves are now about to pay an additional £4.5m to land Sanson, who has featured 79 times for Marseille in Ligue 1 since joining from Montpellier in January 2017. Sanson has yet to represent France at senior level, but he has been heralded as one of the finest central midfielders in the top tier of Fren...

Nuno Espirito Santo aiming for seventh after FA Cup disappointment

Nuno Espirito Santo insists Wolves have put their FA Cup disappointment behind them and are concentrating on securing a seventh-placed Premier League finish. Wolves’ first appearance in an FA Cup semi-final for 21 years ended in heartbreak against Watford at Wembley last weekend after they squandered a two-goal lead to lose 3-2 in extra time. Nuno’s team return to Premier League action on Saturday at Southampton, looking to maintain their strong challenge for a seventh-placed finish – and possibly a place in Europe next season – in their maiden campaign back in the top flight. “You have to organise your thoughts, and what we feel now is pride. What we achieved in the FA Cup was a good thing. Now, we have to move forward,” said the Wolves boss. “We look behind ...

Liverpool join race for Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Ruben Vinagre?

Liverpool reportedly join Barcelona in the race to sign Wolverhampton Wanderers left-back Ruben Vinagre, who has been used sparingly this season. Wolverhampton Wanderers defender Ruben Vinagre is reportedly a summer transfer target for Premier League rivals Liverpool. The 20-year-old left-back has been used 14 times for Wolves in the top flight this season, having also featured semi-regularly in their promotion-winning campaign last time out. Portuguese outlet O Jogo claims that Vinagre, second choice to Jonny at Molineux, has impressed Jurgen Klopp with his performances when called upon. Klopp apparently sees the 20-year-old as a back-up option to Andrew Robertson, with Alberto Moreno and the versatile James Milner currently next in line. Liverpool are not the only side rumoured to have s...

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