Sky Sports journalist Adam Bate has been sharing some details concerning Wolves manager Bruno Lage and how the fans feel about him so far.
This comes after Bate made an appearance on a recent edition of The Sky Sports Football Podcast, where he spoke about a variety of topics concerning a range of Premier League clubs.
It has been a stuttering start for the Portuguese boss at Molineux, with Wolves winning just one of their opening five league games.
On the subject of Wolves and their midweek Carabao Cup defeat against Tottenham Hotspur, Bate had this to say about Lage, in particular, and how the Wolves fans see him at this moment in time.
He said: “There was a little thing [against Tottenham], he brought Conor Coady on early on as a substitute and played him on the right and [Willy] Boly in the middle and that seemed to cause both the goals, actually – he switched that after about 10 minutes.
“But other than that, I don’t think he’s done much wrong. The fans are totally with him, chanting his name again, because I think they can see what he’s trying to do, they can see the change of style and that the deficiencies in the team and not really structural, they’re not because of things he’s doing, they’re just because of individual mistakes.”
TIF Thoughts on Adam Bate’s comments on Lage and how the fans see him…
Lage took charge at Molineux back in June after former Old Gold manager Nuno Espirito Santo made the move to Spurs.
Since then, the 45-year-old has taken charge of seven matches across all competitions with Wolves in which they have won two and lost five in the process (per Transfermarkt).
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In our view, despite Lage’s rather disappointing start to the season with Wolves in terms of their results, especially with them losing their opening three league games of the season by a scoreline of 1-0, it’s good to hear that the fans are behind him at this early stage of his reign.
Moving forward, the best way Lage can keep the Wolves fans on his side would be if he can get some positive results under his belt in the Premier League, starting with their upcoming clash against Southampton at the weekend.