Why Wolves are bang on right in offering a new deal to Nuno Espirito Santo
Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo is set to extend his stay, as Mirror reports the Portuguese is likely to pen a deal keeping him at the Molineux until 2023.
Wolves are currently sitting comfortably at 6th in the table, eyeing European football yet again. The Wolves are still alive in this season’s campaign as they await Olympiacos in the 2nd leg of the championship, having drawn the 1st leg 1-1 taking an away advantage.
Nuno Espirito Santo has built an incredibly good reputation for himself at Molineux, helping Wolves win the Championship in 2017/18 and taking them to the Premier League. The very next season, the manager took his club to 7th place on their return to top-flight football and qualified for the Europa League. The Wolves also reached the semi-finals of the FA Cup.
Wolves have been nothing short of exceptional this season, with them deserving a lot of credit due to Nuno Espirito Santo. In these three years under the Portuguese, Wolves seem to have turned into a formidable team, capable of causing upsets on any given day.
In three years the manager has achieved a lot and has put up a formidable side of talents like Adama Traore, Diogo Jota, Ruben Neves and others.
The manager has been successful in getting the best out of the team. Nuno Santo has shown that if the club moves in the same direction, he will be able to provide more such results, leading the club to greater heights. Within a short span, the manager has taken the club to great heights and has proven his mettle.
The 46-year-old began his coaching career as a goalkeeping coach, before taking the job of Portuguese side Rio Ave, who he led to their first-ever Europa League qualification. He later signed on a year-long deal and in his first-ever season in Spain, led the team to 4th spot and a Champions League place.
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The manager then went on to coach FC Porto before joining Wolves in 2017 and has taken them forward as a club. Therefore, a new deal to keep Nuno Espirito Santo is indeed a step in the right direction by Wolves and under his guidance, the team is likely to keep traveling in the same direction.