Wolverhampton Wanderers finished transfer deadline day without making a single new signing.

Fans started the day very excited about what was potentially in store.

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Links to Renato Sanches caused a big buzz, and many people felt sure that a new central defender would be coming in.

But as the day progressed, nothing was happening.

Wolves seemingly held talks with a number of clubs yesterday with a view to getting players in.

But there was to be no deals for any of Sanches, Sven Botman, Duje Caleta-Car, Boubacar Kamara or Kieffer Moore.

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Instead, Morgan Gibbs-White headed out on loan to Sheffield United. And there were a few more loan exits for U23s players.

It means that Bruno Lage has not been granted his wish when he wanted new faces.

He had said (via Express & Star): “We have just two days. We have just 19 players at the moment because Pedro (Neto) is out with injury. We need more. We need more and for the right positions.”

That Wolves did not sign anyone after Hwang Hee-chan, after Lage’s comments, is a surprise and also somewhat concerning.

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Bruno Lage (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Despite not getting the results so far, Lage has clearly shown he is worth backing and the board have not done that.

On social media, fans have been dissecting yesterday’s events.


Many feel very frustrated. Some have a lot of sympathy for the new manager, and others are actually a bit worried Lage could end up walking away at some point:

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