Nuno comments on Wolverhampton Wanderers fans

Wolverhampton Wanderers' Portuguese head coach Nuno Espirito Santo (R) gestures to the assistant referee on the touchline during the English League Cup fourth round football match between...

Wolverhampton Wanderers had 4,700 fans with them on Saturday.

Nuno Espirito Santo, the Wolves manager looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Wolverhampton at The Den on December 26, 2017 in London, England.

Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Nuno Espirito Santo has told the club's official website that he and the players are thankful to the fans for their support on Saturday.

Wolves dropped two points but remain top of the Championship after drawing 0-0 away to Barnsley.

Some 4,700 Wolves fans made the 100-mile trip to Oakwell and their support was well heard throughout the contest.

And although Nuno is disappointed not to have sent them home with a win, the Wanderers boss claims that the support was "fantastic" and suggests that the playing staff acknowledged as much at full time.

Nuno Espirito Santo, Manager of Wolverhampton Wanderers celebrates at the final whistle by kissing Willy Boly of Wolves(2R) during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and...

“It’s fantastic. The boys appreciate it, they mentioned it after the game. We feel like we are at home. We are thankful for the long journey they made to come and support us.

“Let’s give them the joy. The team and the supporters are together. One behind each other. Well done to them. We thank them for coming and we want them to be with us at every game because we need their support.

“When a team has this kind of support behind them, the last ten minutes of the game it was the fans who were pushing the team. The boys were pushed by the sounds of our fans so we have to be proud of ourselves so thank you to them.”

Nuno Espirito Santo, the Wolverhampton Wanderers head coach looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wolverhampton and Bristol City at Molineux on September 12, 2017 in...

Nuno's side remain 10 points clear of second-placed Derby County and with a 12-point cushion in the automatic promotion spots, it's no wonder that the Wolves fans were in cheery mood despite the damp squib yesterday.

However, things can change very quickly in the Championship and although the West Midlands outfit are huge favourites to progress into the Premier League, they can't rest on their laurels ahead of the final 19 games.

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