Will Conor Coady return to Wolves in January? What Bruno Lage sacking will mean for Everton loan spell

The England international is on loan at Premier League rivals Everton. Lage sacked following 2-0 defeat to West Ham.

Wolverhampton Wanderers are searching for a new head coach after Bruno Lage was sacked following Saturday’s 2-0 defeat to West Ham.

The former Benfica boss was in charge at Molineux for 16 months but has been relieved of his duties with the club sitting 18th in the Premier League table.

Sporting CP gaffer Rúben Amorim is thought to be the early frontrunner to replace his countryman but what will the change in management mean for the current squad?

Specifically, could it impact former skipper Conor Coady’s loan spell at Everton?

Conor Coady. Picture: Naomi Baker/Getty Images

Here is what we know about that deal and if Wolves’ changing their manager could mean a January recall for the England international:

What Wolves sacking Bruno Lage will mean for Conor Coady’s Everton loan spell

Per our sister title LiverpoolWorld, Bruno Lage’s Wolves departure will not impact Conor Coady’s Everton loan spell.

The centre-back joined Everton on a season-long loan from the midlands outfit in August.

He’s made a huge impact at Goodison Park already and scored his first goal in the Toffees’ 2-1 defeat of Southampton on Saturday.

More impressively, the England international has ensured Frank Lampard’s side boast the best defensive record in the top flight, conceding seven goals from as many games.

And it’s understood that Wolves have no option to bring back Coady from Everton during the course of the season.

In addition, the Blues have the option to buy the 29-year-old on a permanent basis.

Speaking after the victory over Southampton, Coady told Everton’s website: “We want to go again - we want to get better.

“The gaffer has spoken about this being the start not the end of where we want to get to and I think that’s the best way to look at it.

“We’re trying to get better and the manager is improving us. We need to keep listening to him every day because he’s a brilliant manager.

“We’ll enjoy today, we’ll recover and then we’ll go again for what is a big game next week.”

Wolves signed Coady from EFL Championship side Huddersfield Town in 2015 and the Englishman made over 300 appearances for the Molineux side before leaving on loan.