Nuno Espirito Santo praises Wolves ace Ruben Neves's display vs Arsenal

Nuno Espirito Santo the head coach

The Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder was on top form last night.

Nuno Espirito Santo the manager

Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo spoke to reporters after his side's 3-1 win over Arsenal at Molineux last night, and offered high words of praise for Ruben Neves, after the midfielder scored a superb free-kick to give this team the lead, as quoted by the club's official website.

The Black Country outfit now sit in seventh spot in the Premier League table, one point clear of eight placed Watford, and they now have a real chance of securing Europa League football for next season.


One of Wolves' standout performers this season has been Ruben Neves.

The Portuguese ace has displayed real quality on a consistent basis, and if Wolves are to go on and finish inside the top seven, they will have him to thank.

Nuno spoke to reporters after last night's win, and responded when asked what he made of the 22-year-old's display, as quoted by the club's official website:

Ruben Neves of Wolverhampton Wanderers and Nuno Espirito Santo the head coach

“He has quality and talent. He practises and there’s a lot of repetition in the movement of the ball. It really helped us to break the game. It put us in a good momentum.”

Neves will undoubtedly go on to become on of the game's best central midfielders, and Wolves will have their work cut-out if they are to keep hold of the Portuguese ace.

The Black Country outfit are an ambitious club, however, and there is no reason why they cannot meet Neves's needs and desires.

Ruben Neves of Wolverhampton Wanderers celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wolverhampton and Brentford at Molineux on January 2, 2018 in...

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