Pedro Neto, Ruben Neves and Conor Coady should make a great spine for this Wolves side for years to come. A huge fan of all 3 irl and looking forward to seeing how they fare under Pierre.
"I was quite appalled when he did that (kicked a ball into the stands to waste time when Brighton were to take a throw-in). It was a deliberate attempt to slow the game down when he shouldn't have gotten involved and it probably threw the Brighton players off their game. I don't think it was a red card offence for Pellegri but I'd expect he'll be fined by the FA for his actions."
"They have been very poor in front of goal this season, I don't think there is anybody who will tell you otherwise. They are lacking goals and if you aren't scoring goals, you are going to struggle in this league. I look at this team and I can't see where the goals are going to come from. Jota and Jiménez have been poor all season.
I think the four goals against Brighton was a happy accident. They went all-out in the second half with three strikers and their wing backs pushed high up the pitch. I think it caught Brighton by surprise and they were not prepared for such an aggressive approach. Wolves won't get the luxury of surprise in future games.
They need to invest in January. Giroud would be a perfect fit for the side. He distanced himself from a transfer to Wolves this weekend but I think he could be convinced by his good friend Pellegri. He would help to link up the play and he would make simple players, like Adama (Traoré) play better because they can play around him. They need to sign somebody."
"They can score as many goals as they like, Thierry, but it won't help if they defend like that. The three who lined up at the back aren't natural defenders. Coady was converted from midfield, Saïss was converted from midfield and Dendoncker doesn't have much experience there either. They made simple mistakes that proper defenders wouldn't make.
That isn't a criticism of the three players - I think they are terrific midfield players - and slotting one of them into defence, maybe two at a push, can work. But you can't play a defence made up of three midfielders. It just won't work.
They need to make signing a proper defender an absolute priority in January. Boly and Alves are the only natural defenders they have in the squad and neither have been great this season. We've seen the price of good defenders in recent seasons and Wolves may need to spend something similar to fix there defence. They'll continue to leak goals if they don't spend to fix it."
"He's certainly been a wake up call for a number of those Wolves players, as we saw on Saturday. He had a go at Jota for a poor showing in the first half and Jota upped his game in the second half to score two goals. There are plenty of players in that dressing room who will benefit from that aggression.
He needs to be the fire underneath their *sses over the next few months if he wants get them out of the relegation zone. The players may have been used to some passive treatment in the past but Pellegri needs to continue on in the same vein and not give them an inch of space. This is a club that spent over £100M this summer, and plenty of money in previous seasons. They should be challenging to break into the top six, not challenging to survive."
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