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Nuno Santo bemoans long season ahead of Sevilla fixture

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Santo oversaw Wolves start the 2019/20 campaign over a year ago and they are still actively involved in the Europa League.

Wolves finished the Premier League season above Arsenal in a respectable seventh place. While the Gunners qualified for Europa League next season, Nuno Santo’s men can claim honors in the competition this season. 

It will not be easy to add to the Wolves trophy haul, last of which was acquired in the 1960s. To make matters worse, they take on the challenge of Sevilla in their next outing. 

Santo’s men are on their last legs as every fixture takes toll on their fitness and adds to the injury list. However, the Portuguese is not giving up, despite being frustrated at how long the season has lingered on for.

“We started against Crusaders more than a year ago,” Daily Mail quoted Nuno.

“Everyone has to realize that – it’s been long, long, long. To be in the last eight in Europe is huge – everyone has to realize the effort of the players.”

“I don’t know how many miles we have traveled this season. It’s crazy what we have done and I’ve told the boys to make it worth it. Let’s make this final effort and compete against a very good opponent.”

“Nobody can forget that we started with this group of players in the Championship. We have done two seasons in the Premier League and you always try to progress. To repeat the history of the 1950s and 1960s is very difficult, though.”