Gabby Agbonlahor has tipped Wolves for relegation this season.
On TalkSport, the former Aston Villa striker said: “You know what, I think it could be one of those seasons where the prediction of Wolves to go down could happen.
“They’ve lost players, they’ve lost their goalkeeper, their manager’s left and there’s a lot of teams in the Premier League who will do better than people think.
“Brentford, Watford… they’ll have good seasons because they’ve recruited well.”
Maybe the comments were nothing more than a former Villa man trying to wind up Wolves fans before the season.
Wolves were without Raul Jimenez and the backing of their fans for much of last season and relegation wasn’t a serious danger come the end of the campaign.
They were tipped for relegation on TalkSport before the start of the 2020/21, too.
Unsurprisingly, some Wolves fans have taken to Twitter in anger after hearing the comments.
Here’s what some supporters had to say about Agbonlahor’s prediction:
He thinks Watford will finish above wolves enough said even if we do get relegated which will almost definitely not happen but there is no way Watford finish above us— ryan_lucas_ (@Wolvoryan04) August 12, 2021
What a shock. Villa player and fan tips Wolves to go down. Real cutting edge punditry as usual from @talkSPORT— David Renouf (@LTCwolf) August 12, 2021
So he basically thinks everyone is gonna have a good season except wolves. 🤔. Yes Gabby, we've lost loads of players aint we. Sold (and replaced) our keeper. Sent a couple of loan players back. Signed a winger (from Barcelona, may I add), and an up an coming defender!— Mathew Howe 💙 (@MathewHowe) August 12, 2021
Shocker. We’ve replaced our gk. not sure who else we’ve got rid of other than sending a loaner back?— jon dent (@jon306) August 12, 2021
Let’s hope they turn off the goal line technology to keep us up 👍🏼— Shoeywolf 🐺💛🖤💛🖤 (@onlyoneshoey) August 12, 2021
Gabby 😂😂😂 jog on— Shane Abbott (@abbowwfc) August 12, 2021
Is this guy a fool we have got Neves, Traore and Jimenez back who can win games on his own!— Wolves Fan (@WolvesBlogger1) August 12, 2021
May as well not bother with the season folks, Gabby Agbonlahor says we are going down…Gutted is not the word.— WolvesFirst (@WolvesFirst) August 12, 2021
Why is anyone still asking his opinions?— pegs on the line (@peggyja95517835) August 12, 2021
Let’s wait until next May to see if he’s right. Hopefully he’s wrong..— Richard Mason (@candyman1308) August 12, 2021
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