Wolverhampton Wanderers don’t quite have injury problems of the level of Southampton’s, but that doesn’t mean manager Nuno Espirito Santo doesn’t have some concerns ahead of Thursday night’s FA Cup fifth round clash.
Wolves will again be missing two key players in Daniel Podence and Willy Boly, though they are both expected to be short-term absentees.
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That’s in comparison to the injuries of striker Raul Jimenez and wing-back Marcal.
Mexico international Jimenez suffered a fractured skull after a horrific clash of heads with Arsenal’s David Luiz in 2020. Marcal’s injury is less serious, but his groin issue is expected to keep him out for some time.
There is some positive news for Wolves fans, though. Rayan Ait-Nouri could be available to play after overcoming his injury.