Wolverhampton Wanderers youngster Christian Marques has lavished praise on Conor Coady.

The 18-year-old has given an insight into his life to the club’s official website, and had some kind words to say about the Wolves captain.

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newcastle United: Premier League 2
Christian Marques (Photo by Jack Thomas – WWFC/Wolves via Getty Images)

Super. Human. | Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Trailer

Coady is a well respected figure at Molineux.

He is a tremendous captain and by all accounts one of the nicest people in football.

He’s certainly made a big impression on Marques, who would like to emulate the 28-year-old.

Tottenham Hotspur v Wolverhampton Wanderers - Premier League
Conor Coady (Photo by Jack Thomas – WWFC/WWFC via Getty Images)

He said: “I also play in the middle of the defence and I think he’s a perfect example of how to play in the middle.

“His passing, his leadership, I try to emulate all these things. Sometimes in training I see his long passing and actually think, ‘Wow!’ From ten passes, probably nine of them will be perfect, and that’s what I try to do now myself.”


Coady’s long-range passing is arguably his best trait, and he can regularly be seen spraying diagonal balls to his wing-backs in games.

Hopefully Lage gives Marques a chance

Marques is seen as one of the club’s most talented young players at the moment.

Middlesbrough v Wolverhampton Wanderers: Premier League 2
Christian Marques (Photo by Jack Thomas – WWFC/Wolves via Getty Images)

He made the bench a few times last season under Nuno Espirito Santo.

But he still awaits his first-team debut.

Last term the defence was very shaky, and so one wonders if there might be a way in for him.

Have something to tell us about this article?