It is a big day for Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday afternoon as they return from the international break with a home clash against Chelsea, where two men will be looking to fill a vacancy in the side, according to their official website.

Wolves will be celebrating 130 years at Molineux when the Blues roll into town, and will be hoping that the party atmosphere inspires their players to deliver a strong performance and earn a valuable three points.

Wanderers went into the international break off the back of a disappointing 3-2 reversal against Everton at Goodison Park, so they will be looking to come out of it with a much more positive result.

The loss against the Toffees was bad enough for Wolves but worse still was that they had Willy Bony sent off for two yellow cards late on, which means that the reliable Wolves defender will miss the Chelsea clash as he serves his suspension.

Nuno Santo Espirito is not known for making many changes to his Wanderers side, but he will be forced into one on Saturday, with the suggestion being that Romain Saiss and Jesus Vallejo are the men most likely to be battling it out to fill the void.

Whoever is picked will be the first switch to the Wolves back three in the Premier League this season, continuing the continuity which served the Molineux outfit so well last term, resulting in them qualifying for Europe this year, a run which has already seen them make it through to the group stages of the Europa League.

With so many men away on international duty, it is never completely certain that everyone returns in one piece, but there are no indications that Wanderers are going to be without anyone of massive importance, with the exception of Matt Doherty, who was absent from Ireland action with injury.


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