Respected pundit shares what has impressed him most about Wolves this season

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Wolverhampton Wanderers have earned plaudits for their impressive start to the season.

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Kevin Phillips explained what has impressed him most about Nuno Espirito Santo's Wolves side so far this season, when writing his regular column for the Express & Star, highlighting how they have the ability to win games in all different sorts of ways.

The Black Country outfit have made a fabulous start to their 2017/18 campaign, and currently sit comfortably at the top of the Championship table, with a two point advantage over second placed Sheffield United, although there is still a very long way to go.

Nuno's side now face two weeks off due to the international break, and the Portuguese will be delighted that his players have an opportunity to rest their bodies, after a hectic period that has seen them play five games over the course of 14 days.

Wolves manager Nuno Espírito Santo looks on during the pre-season friendly match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Leicester City at Molineux on July 29, 2017 in Wolverhampton, England.

And Phillips, who scored 250 league goals during a magnificent career, lavished praise upon Wolves, when writing his regular column for the Express & Star, highlighting their pace and defence as two major contributing factors behind their fine start to the season:

"Nuno Espirito Santo’s charges look like they can win games in all sorts of ways, with all sorts of goals. They have got players on the pitch that can hurt you in any given moment – they have pace and their defence is solid. I certainly will not be changing my mind about them being the favourites for promotion, although there is still a long way to."

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Nuno's side face a trio of vitally important games upon their return to Championship duty in a couple of weeks - a trip to Berkshire to take on Reading before a pair of home games against Leeds United and Bolton Wanderers respectively.

And if they can emerge from those fixtures with maximum points, then Wolves fans will be thinking that anything is possible this season.

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