Former Republic of Ireland striker Tony Cascarino feels Wolves could be in relegation trouble next season.

Yesterday, the Old Gold were limp and lame in a 2-0 defeat to Tottenham, looking especially lightweight up front.

Cascarino wrote in the Times that the issues run deeper than just getting talisman Raul Jimenez back next season.

He feels it’s a really big summer coming up for Nuno Espirito Santo’s men, and their midfield needs improvement too.

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“It will be a big summer for Wolverhampton Wanderers because this has been a season to forget. They were poor in losing to Tottenham and they badly need to address their issues.

“It’s way more than just welcoming the striker Raúl Jiménez back after his head injury, though he has been badly missed.

“The whole team needs re-energising, particularly in midfield, which used to be one of their strengths.

“They looked flat, and unless new faces come in they could really struggle next season.”

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Yesterday’s performance was abject, there’s no getting away from it.

Adama Traore was the only real threat in attack and Conor Coady held a flimsy four-man backline together.

There’s question marks over whether the back four system can take Wolves to the next level and investment in the squad is required.

But this has been a season like no other, with hardly any fans and a more condensed schedule than ever.

It’s hard to make too many predictions ahead of next term – when things should be different – and especially any as gloomy as Cascarino’s.

It will be a big summer and Wolves will hope to come out of it with a squad capable of challenging for Europe once more.

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