£10m decision imminent as Gary O’Neil starts leader who ‘knows what it means’: Wolves predicted XI v West Brom

Here’s how we predict Wolverhampton Wanderers will line up against West Bromwich Albion in the Emirates FA Cup.

Wolverhampton Wanderers will be desperate to end their Hawthorns hoodoo as they take on bitter rivals West Bromwich Albion in the Black Country Derby on Sunday.

Taking on one another for the first time in three years, both sides will be extremely up for this. As are both sets of supporters. The fact it's an Emirates FA Cup fourth round tie pretty much goes out of the window as it's all about the bragging rights rather than the competition.

Wolves are without a win at The Hawthorns since 1996, with 11 failed attempts since then. Five draws and six defeats have made for a miserable time away at West Brom but the distance in quality between the two sides has rarely been more significant.

Wanderers go into this the favourites due to a six-game unbeaten run and extra quality, but West Brom certainly cannot be underestimated. Carlos Corberan has done a superb job of steadying the ship and getting the Baggies back into play-off contention. They're a good team.

Gary O'Neil is very aware of just how much this game means to the Molineux faithful and as is Craig Dawson, who turned out 194 times for the Baggies earlier in his career. Including Dawson, here's the starting lineup we predict O'Neil will name at The Hawthorns.

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