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Former Wolves striker Don Goodman believes his old side could become one of the best clubs of the country.
The team has sparkled under the club boss Nuno Espirito Santo, who led them from Championship’s mid-table into the Premier League 6th place. Due to this result Wolves have secured their qualification for next season’s Europa League tournament.
The Premier League side have also reached the last-16 stage of the Europa League, being five points adrift of the Champions League spots.
Speaking about his former club, Goodman has shared his admiration. He told the club’s website.
“Wolves are now a genuine top eight Premier League club. That’s genuine – not me looking through gold-tinted glasses – they really deserve to be where they are and they really are a top team in the Premier League, both with the footballers they have at the club and the football they are playing and they’re balancing it with Europa League.
I’m not sure how many clubs that haven’t been established in the top six with massive squads have ever done this well of balancing the Europa League and Premier League – probably none. You only have to look at Burnley last season as an example. I can only see this Wolves side going from strength to strength, but that is dependent on them keeping hold of these players. You get the feeling that the manager and the coaching staff are all invested in the project, and that’s what it is at Wolves, it’s a long-term project to establish the club as one of the best in the country.
Watching them and being around them, you get the feeling that the manager and his staff are all invested in that project. You also get that same feeling from the players, and that is key really. It’s vital that they keep the players that Nuno wants to keep, to give them momentum to carry this on into future seasons, and if they do that, with one or two new additions, then I dread to think how far Wolves could go. It could be remarkable.”