Nuno announced last month that he would be leaving Wolves, bringing his four-year spell at the club to an end. In that time, he signed such players as Adama Traore, Raul Jimenez, Rui Patricio, and Joao Moutinho.
Speaking to Football FanCast, Bull believes Nuno could bring a few of those faces to whichever club he ends up at next season:
“It could be like a can of worms now because wherever Nuno goes he could end up taking one or two players with him.”
TIF Thoughts on Nuno raiding Wolves…
Bull’s comments are not unfounded – it’s happened in the past where managers have gone back to their old clubs in order to sign their tried and trusted players that they have had good working relationships with. In 2013, David Moyes, the then-newly-appointed Manchester United manager, tried to raid his former club Everton for Leighton Baines and Marouane Fellaini (succeeding with the latter).
If Nuno was to take the Crystal Palace job, it may be harder for him to raise funds, as Crystal Palace have struggled financially during the pandemic.
However, if he was to find himself as the new Everton manager, Bull’s comments could prove true, as Everton have the financial backing of Farhad Moshiri, which could make them a more attractive proposition for players to join from Wolves.