Gabby Agbonlahor reacts to new claims about Julen Lopetegui and Wolves
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Gabby Agbonlahor reacts to new claims about Julen Lopetegui and Wolves

Gabby Agbonlahor has given his reaction to the situation at Wolves that has cast doubt on the future of Julen Lopetegui.

Wanderers apparently have some financial concerns.

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Having spent almost £200 million this season, it is now being suggested that the club need to get their finances in order, so that they don’t break FFP rules.

Big fees have been spent on the likes of Matheus Nunes, Goncalo Guedes, Nathan Collins and Matheus Cunha.

And it would appear now that Wolves need to balance the books.

Player sales will be needed this summer, and stars like Ruben Neves, Nunes, Daniel Podence, Jonny Castro Otto, Raul Jimenez, Hwang Hee-chan and Max Kilman have all been mentioned as possible outgoings.

Alex Crook has reported that there is no suggestion Lopetegui is about to walk away before the end of his contract.

And The Telegraph say there hasn’t been a falling out with the head coach.

The news has now been widely covered and this morning it has been discussed a little on talkSPORT.

And Agbonlahor, whom Wolves recently mocked on TikTok for his relegation bankers’ comment earlier this season, had his say.

He said: “Managers like him… they know what they stand for. If a club promises them something and then don’t deliver, they will leave. He knows he can go and get a job anywhere else, a top job.

“So for Wolves to not back him, I don’t blame him (if he walked away). He knows he needs players. Neves looks like he’s going to leave, you know he’s going to need reinforcements. (It would be a) big loss to Wolves, they would have gotten relegated if it wasn’t for him.”

Lopetegui is apparently set to sit down with Molineux officials this week to discuss the situation.

He has previously said publicly that he wasn’t aware of any FFP issues until now.

Gabby Agbonlahor is right about Julen Lopetegui, as Spaniard’s Wolves future is thrown into doubt

It was great to see Wolves poke fun at Agbonlahor the other day for his comments about Wolves earlier this season.

But, as painful as it is to admit, he’s right here about Lopetegui.

He’s a top manager and a man of principle. He knows what he needs to get Wolves where they need to be.

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There is now a risk of him walking away from the club, because these FFP concerns were seemingly not communicated to Lopetegui.

He could not be blamed for walking away, if there is no plan that will allow Wolves to have a productive summer.

We have seen what Lopetegui has done since his arrival at Molineux. For him to leave so soon would be devastating for many Wolves fans.