Wolves manager Bruno Lage delivers negative injury update ahead of Brighton

Not the positive update the fans wanted.

Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Bruno Lage has confirmed that the starting trio of Ruben Neves, Max Kilman and Daniel Podence will miss Saturday’s Premier League meeting with Brighton.

It will mark the second successive game that Kilman and Podence have missed through injury whilst Neves, who has now returned to training, will have to wait a little longer to return to the squad.

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Has started all but two Premier League matches for Wolves this season, both of those games coming in the last month.

“No changes,” Lage said when asked about latest team news.

“We still have Max, Ruben and Daniel out. We don’t count these guys for the game.”

Kilman picked up an issue in the defeat to Newcastle United whilst Podence continues to feel discomfort in his toe when kicking the ball.

There were rumblings that Neves may be involved earlier than expected for the visit of the Seagulls but Lage added that they need to be careful with the Portguese midfielder after a good spell on the sidelines.

“He trained yesterday, today he didn’t train,” the boss explained.

“It would be hard after 6 weeks for him to play, lets see what happens.”

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