Wolverhampton’s match against Sheffield Wednesday last week was emblematic of their season so far in many ways. A victory, combined with a key contribution from a Portuguese player, this time Rúben Neves scoring the solitary goal.
Since his arrival at the club in May, Wolves manager Nuno Espírito Santo has leaned heavily on the Portuguese internationals, as well as Willy Boly and Léo Bonatini, whom once plied their trade in the Primeira Liga. In a short time, Espírito Santo has built a winning side, one that has the West Midlands club sitting on top of the English Championship at Christmas.
What have been the key factors to this success story? PortuGOAL takes a closer look at the ongoing Portuguese experiment at Wolverhampton, with help from Thomas Baugh of Wolves Blog.