Wolves played an extra pre-season friendly in Marbella last night.
The published pre-season schedule only included matches against Real Betis and Las Palmas for this leg of their preparations.
But there was a match against Al-Shabab added in, before Bruno Lage’s men flew home.
Wolves won 2-1, thanks to goals from Raul Jimenez and Chem Campbell, which saw them come from behind.
The game also saw Wolves go head to head with their former loanee Alfred N’Diaye.
He has been playing for Al-Shabab since 2019 and the club posted a photo of him catching up with Conor Coady after the game.
Coady also sent his own Instagram message to N’Diaye.
N’Diaye spent the 2017/18 season on loan with Wolves, which of course was the campaign when the Championship was won and promotion to the Premier League was earned.
It’s clear his performances that year have kept him in the affections of many Wolves fans and here’s how they reacted on Twitter to seeing him again:
Why didn’t we sign him? always thought he did a job for us when needed— Mark baker (@Baker4860) July 27, 2021
Alfred Ndiaye come back 🙏— Adama (@WolvesNumber37) July 27, 2021
Was great for us in the Championship and would have been a valuable asset in the Prem even if used off the bench. Think it was a mistake letting him go tbh.— DaveReef (@IOnlyWannaUK) July 27, 2021
Was saying that I missed having him when we were watching the game last night, please bring him home lads— Andrew Wenzel (@Andyrewjw) July 27, 2021
I miss Big Alf— Danny Rosamond (@DannyRosamond) July 27, 2021
Loved him when he was a wolf,me n my son always mention his name when watching our games ,bring him home Jeff ,power house our midfield is missing.— Scott Lee Venables (@venables_scott) July 27, 2021
We need this man back— Jay Clements (@JayClemo) July 27, 2021
@wolves we need a player like big Alf now.. strong and powerful who can mix it up a bit— Simon (@casmalta) July 27, 2021
Big Alf, should have signed him on a permanent. Great for us he was— Bato (@batek81) July 27, 2021
strong player he was and had some pace on him for a bigun, jeff bring him home and i might be happy with this window— TooRiskyIam (@TooRiskyIam) July 27, 2021
Bring him back 🥲— Alex 🐺 (@wolvesxcoop__) July 27, 2021
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