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Wolves v Sheffield United: Premier League – live

Wolves are unchanged, lining up in that familiar 3-4-3 that Nuno Espirito Santo often used, which has been revitalised to good effect by Gary O’Neil. That’s a dangerous looking front three even without Cunha, with Pablo Sarabia joining Hwang Hee-chan and Pedro Neto up top.

Sheffield United make four changes, the most notable one in goal with Wes Foderingham dropped and Ivo Grbic getting another chance, after a couple of games in late January – in which he conceded eight goals. Rhian Brewster, yet to score a league goal this season, leads the line. I make it a 3-5-1-1 from the Blades with James McAtee in that No 10 role.

Wolves: Sá, Kilman, Dawson, Toti, Semedo, Lemina, Gomes, Aït-Nouri, Neto, Sarabia, Hwang

Subs: Bentley, Doherty, H.Bueno, S.Bueno, Doyle, Traoré, Bellegarde, Chirewa, Fraser

Sheffield United: Grbic, Robinson, Ahmedhodzic, Trusty, Bogle, Norwood, Hamer, Souza, Larouci, McAtee, Brewster

Subs: Foderingham, Curtis, Sasnauskas, Davies, Osborn, Arblaster, Brooks McBurnie, Osula

Hello and welcome to this latest instalment of ‘which Wolves will turn up today’? Gary O’Neil is doing a pretty solid job at Molinuex, but their recent results card shows the following: a 2-1 win at Tottenham, a 2-0 home defeat by Brentford, a magnificient 4-2 win away at Chelsea and a crazy 4-3 loss to Manchester United. That’s some wildly oscillating form by anyone’s yardstick.

You’d think the visit of Sheffield United today makes Wolves big favourites, which of course is true. But they were seriously blunt in that home reverse to Brentford a fortnight ago and actually lost to the Blades earlier in the season at Bramall Lane – albeit via a controversial VAR decision. It’s perhaps that cocktail that will give confidence to Chris Wilder’s men on their trip down the M1, even if their hopes of avoiding relegation appear increasingly slim with every passing week. Mason Holgate is absent for the visitors, of course, after his horrendous red card tackle against Brighton last week. Wolves may well miss Matheus Cunha, who has a hamstring problem, the same issue that is currently afflicting the Blades’ January addition, Ben Brereton Díaz.

Kick-off is in the slightly earlier Sunday slot, at 1.3opm (GMT). Team news will follow.

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