There’s big expectation from the Portuguese media that Bruno Lage will soon take charge of Wolverhampton Wanderers. As reported by local outlets, the manager managed to get a work permit from the FA and is now clear to get the job.
There’s obviously some excitement that another Portuguese manager should be soon working in the Premier League, and to talk a little about him, Record interviewed a player who worked with him to highlight his qualities.
The outlet had a chat with Sancidino Silva, a former Benfica winger who was coached by Lage during his entire time at the Eagles’ academy. He praises the manager’s tactical knowledge and expects him to achieve big things with Wolves.
“We used to call him the ‘king of tactics’. Mister Lage is someone very intelligent, with a tactical knowledge far above average, very hard-working and someone who studies his opponent down to the last detail, always coming up with new solutions,” Silva told Record.
“He’s one of the best coaches I know… and whenever I went out on the pitch I gave everything for him too.”
“I know him, I know he’ll be very successful. In addition, he knows the country well and has a high-quality squad at his disposal. The most important thing is that he’ll be able to have the players on his side, they will give everything and I’m sure they’ll compete for the top places. The coach will achieve incredible things.”
Record says it’s all ‘well forwarded’ for Bruno Lage to replace Nuno Espírito Santo at Wolves. They claim the manager is a ‘short step’ from guaranteeing that the club’s dressing room will only hear “Shakespeare’s language by chance”, as they love it that Molineux is full of Portuguese players and coaches.