Wolverhampton Wanderers fans have been reacting to a report that has claimed the club could replace Nuno Espirito Santo with Gennaro Gattuso.

The bold claim comes from Tuttomercatoweb in Italy, and it explains that the 43-year-old could be ‘more than an idea’ for the Molineux outfit.

His situation is apparently being examined by Wolves officials, who have seen the first-team struggle in the Premier League this season.

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The club currently sit 12th in the table, with Nuno having had to oversee a transitional campaign.

Key players departed last summer in Diogo Jota and Matt Doherty, and several youngsters, like Fabio Silva, Rayan Ait-Nouri and Vitinha, were signed.

There was the horrible injury to Raul Jimenez, and Nuno has also tinkered with the formation, employing a more traditional four-man defence here and there.

So there’s plenty of reasons why Wolves are unlikely to do anything more than finish mid-table.

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Such things have not been mentioned by TMW though, who say the club are thinking about Napoli manager Gattuso.

The former AC Milan and Italy midfielder has been with his current side since December 2019 and has won one Coppa Italia so far.

This season has been a bit of a struggle, with the team currently sitting sixth in Serie A.

On social media, while one or two would welcome someone like Gattuso to potentially light a fire beneath the players, many expressed their concern:

 

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