Wolverhampton manager Nuno drops interesting hint ahead of January transfer window

Wolverhampton Wanderers will use the winter transfer window to find ‘new solutions’ after extending their unbeaten run to 10 Premier League matches after victory over West Ham.

Nuno Santo has guided his team to fifth place in the League and the knock-out stages of the Europa League with an extremely thin squad.

For the most part Nuno has used the same set of players in both of those competitions and, despite last night’s 2-0 victory over West Ham being the club’s 28th game of the season already, Wolves have performed superbly.

“We’re going to bring players in,” he said. “We need players to help the squad that can give us new solutions because it’s going to be a very long season.”

Pressed further on which positions he feels are in most need of strengthening, Nuno remained coy: “Players…”

Defensive solidity has been an issue for Wolves at times this season with Rui Patricio keeping just four clean sheet this season in the league.

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Nuno has chopped and changed the back three and hasn’t been helped by an injury to star defender Willy Boly, who is now out of his protective boot following surgery on a fractured fibula.

And Wolves are understood to be looking around for a new centre-back, while a midfielder isn’t out of the question. A goalkeeper to compete with Patricio and a right wing-back are also positions Wolves’ scouting team have been compiling lists on.

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