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Players react as Romain Saiss confirms Wolves exit on Instagram

Yesterday, Romain Saiss announced on Instagram that he is leaving Wolves after six years with the club.

The defender is moving on to pastures new, having failed to reach an agreement with the club to extend.

Saiss becomes the third player at the club to become a confirmed departure, with Fernando Marcal and John Ruddy also leaving.

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Saiss’ exit is a real shame.

He may have the capacity to make a mistake from time to time.

But the 32-year-old has always played for the badge, and given absolutely everything on the pitch.

He is a real character, and a well respected figure in the dressing room and one of the leaders of the pack.

He leaves the club having made 206 appearances in total, and helped Wolves get out of the Championship and record back-to-back seventh place finishes in the Premier League.

Saiss also contributed to Wolves reaching the Europa League quarter-final in 2020, and was part of a side that made it to the FA Cup semi-final in 2019.

His contributions have been plentiful, and he departs Molineux as a genuine cult hero in the eyes of many.

He will be missed, although Wolves can now move to bring in someone a little younger with room to develop.

Since posting his heartfelt goodbye message on Instagram, several players have responded in the comments to Saiss.

Pedro Neto wrote ‘Mustang 4×4’.

Jose Sa added ‘Good luck my friend’.

Morgan Gibbs-White said ‘Moroccan goat’ (goat meaning ‘greatest of all time). Max Kilman also commented the goat emoji.

John Ruddy was clearly a big fan of Saiss, writing ‘WHAT. A. MAN!’

Bruno Jordao said ‘All the best amigo’.

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And there were also responses from former Wolves players, including Barry Douglas, who said ‘Ahhh my Moroccan bro good luck’ and ex-Molineux captain Danny Batth who wrote ‘good luck brother’.

There were also comments from his international teammates Achraf Hakimi, who added a few applause emojis, and Hakim Ziyech, who added the prayers and heart emojis.