Bruno Lage has chosen his Wolves starting eleven to face Leicester this afternoon.
It’s Lage’s first game as a Premier League manager as a new era at the club gets underway.
Leicester will be very tricky opponents and come into the game on the back of beating Manchester City in the Community Shield last week.
Perhaps the big team news is that Ki-Jana Hoever keeps his place at right wing-back, even though Nelson Semedo is back on the bench.
Lage has gone with a 3-4-3 formation for his first competitive game in charge.
That will not necessarily go down especially well with some supporters, who are looking for signs of change since the Nuno Espirito Santo era.
He’s chosen the same starting XI which began the 1-0 home friendly loss against Celta Vigo last week.
The first half performance in that game wasn’t good enough and improved at half-time when Leander Dendoncker came off the bench but the Belgian international is a substitute again here.
Here’s how the team news went down with some fans on Twitter:
Two wing backs who as far as I can see are primarily defenders. If you play the 3cbs you need wingbacks who can play— tim pringle (@prings64) August 14, 2021
All I want is Donck and Neves in midfield— Joe Stanley-Hill (@JoeJose84) August 14, 2021
moutinho neves double pivot pic.twitter.com/IKE6cYsH5f— sam (@wwfcBanx_) August 14, 2021
Really need to sign a cb— Capz (@capzwwfc) August 14, 2021
5 4 1?— mark evans (@Evo9321Mark) August 14, 2021
Okay let's behind the lads hey jeeze— itsmebrody 🐺 (@itsmebrody44) August 14, 2021
Had to be Dendoncker over Moutinho for me but we’ll see. #wwfc— jon dent (@jon306) August 14, 2021
Look at that bench 😭😭😭😭— Harley V (@Harley_V12) August 14, 2021
Free Ait-Nouri— Gagan Kullar (@GaganKullar1) August 14, 2021
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