This comes after Spiers made an appearance on a recent episode of The Athletic’s Wolves-themed podcast The Molineux View where he spoke about a number of subjects concerning the Old Gold.
On the subject of the summer transfer window, Spiers had this to say on the matter.
He said: “Hopefully they can get some early signings in this summer. The Euros makes it more difficult, but that’s certainly what they’ll be planning to do.
“As we’ve seen this season, they’ve got a great first XI, in my mind. That first XI is good enough to challenge for Europe and it’s been good enough to challenge for Europe the last two seasons, because they’ve only really needed the first XI last couple of seasons; Nuno has been able to name the same team more often than not over the last two seasons.
“What we’ve seen this season is once they’ve had injury issues, the squad hasn’t been good enough to challenge for Europe. I do think the squad has improved from last season, but I still don’t think it’s there, so that’s the challenge for the summer, really.”
So far this season, Nuno Espirito Santo’s side have won 11 out of the 32 Premier League games they’ve played so far, drawing eight and losing 13 in the process (per BBC Sport).
TIF Thoughts on Tim Spiers’ comments on the summer transfer window…
Given how Wolves have spent a total figure of £74.52 million on signing new players throughout the previous summer and winter transfer windows, this shows that the owners are not shy in splashing the cash to try and strengthen and improve the squad where possible.
How many players do you think Wolves need to sign this summer?
This suggests to us that they would not be against spending more money this summer to bring new players in, especially if they finish the season in the bottom half of the league table.
In our view, given how Wolves have now conceded more league goals this season than they managed to concede throughout the entirety of last season, perhaps they should look to sign a defender this summer that can strengthen their backline for the upcoming campaign.