Wolves Head Coach defended his policy of selecting youthful teams and revealed he was so proud of his youthful team after selecting one of their youngest teams in their Carabao Cup defeat at Aston Villa.
Wolves lost 2-1 to Aston Villa to end their eight-match unbeaten run in all competitions. Patrick Cutrone in the 55 minute cancelled out Anwar El Ghazi’s opener only for Ahmed Elmohamady to score the winning goal two minutes later.
Wolves coach started young Dion Sanderson and Chem Campbell, while young Taylor Perry, made his first start while Benny Ashley-Seal, Flavio Cristovao and Terry Taylor made the bench.
According to the source, Wolvebite; Chem Campbell became the club’s youngest player at 16 years and second youngest in the club history after Jimmy Mullen in February 1939.
Nuno revealed that this was his idea for the young boys to give everything because it was a big game and you have to give everything you have so, I am so proud of the players.
We have lots of young lads and Chem is only 16, and training very well with us and has showed that he can
become even a better player.
Nuno insisted that he mixed experience and talent in the right places and tried to bring out the best in them.
There must be a moment when you expect more from young players because they have been doing it every day
when they train with us.