Dave Edwards believes it is ‘too soon to be making any rash decisions’ on Bruno Lage.
The Wolves manager is now under pressure after a poor start to the 2022/23 season.
Wanderers have taken just six points from their first seven games, and have a goal difference of minus four.
The team have scored just three goals so far, which is a big concern and an issue that has been in place for some time now at Molineux.
There are more and more conversations about Lage’s position as head coach on social media.
Many fans would now like to see the club make a change during the international break. But some are also still behind the 46-year-old, with the team having actually produced some nice football at times.
In the eyes of former Molineux star Edwards, Lage should be given a bit more time, but accepts he’s a man under pressure right now.
He said in his latest Express & Star column: “You can feel the atmosphere from the fans starting to turn a little and there is pressure. It’s got to the point where there aren’t many excuses as he’s got the team he wants.
“He’s been unlucky with injuries but they’ve had plenty of time to work on this new style of football and the fans are now demanding results.
“They’re genuinely not a million miles away from it, they just need to be a bit more clinical in the final third.
“I personally believe that he needs more time. Things don’t happen overnight.”
Edwards adds that he ‘fully expects’ Fosun to stick by Lage and his vision for the club.
They did back him heavily in the last transfer window, and so they will surely want to give him every chance to turn things around since this is now very much a team in his image.
It’s a results business and Bruno Lage must start delivering soon for Wolves, as Dave Edwards calls for patience
There just haven’t been enough good results in recent times at Wolves.
There have actually been lots of positive performances this calendar year. But there have been so many games where Wanderers should have come away with more points than they did.
Lage can cling to the fact that he hasn’t often been able to call on a recognised striker his season. Wolves have undoubtedly been stung by a lack of a true focal point.
He has also watched some of his players spurn gilt-edged opportunities and make errors that could have resulted in more points on the board.