& # 39; Wolves are no simpler & # 39 ;: Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl believes that the side of Nuno Espirito Santo will be just as tough as Liverpool
- The saints have put some daylight between themselves and the bottom three
- Wolves will be out to defeat their FA Cup semi-final
- Ralph Hasenhuttl knows that it still needs an impressive show from his team
Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl has warned that Wolves will be just as tough a test in their Premier League survival battle as title challenges in Liverpool.
The Saints put some daylight between themselves and the bottom three after successive victories at Tottenham and then in Brighton before being defeated by the Reds 3-1 at home.
Wolves will be out to overcome the disappointment of their FA Cup semi-final extra-time defeat against Watford by continuing their push for a top-seven finish.
Ralph Hasenhuttl has warned that Wolves will give just as tough a test as Liverpool
It was a remarkable campaign for Nuno Espirito Santo, who, following promotion of the championship, followed an upward momentum.
Hasenhuttl knows that it will take another impressive showing of his team to continue the fight to stay out of the relegation zone.
& # 39; It is a very strong opponent, one of the best organized teams in the competition. They did a fantastic job this year by beating many big teams, & said the Southampton boss.
& # 39; They play in the same form as what we do and it will be a very interesting game, tactical for us, so not an easy game.
& # 39; They have shown that they have a clear plan, also good players, they can fill in the plan with life.
Mo Salah scored a sensational goal on April 5 and Andy Robertson's expression told the story
After Salah's goal, Jordan Henderson added the third and the fans' approval
& # 39; The whole way they want to play is currently a very successful one. It is no coincidence that they are so high in the table. & # 39;
Hasenhuttl said at a press conference reported by the club: & We know that it is no easier than perhaps that the last games were for us.
& # 39; It was very difficult against Liverpool, it was very difficult at home against Tottenham, but for me Wolves is not easier. & # 39;
Forward Danny Ings is available again and was not eligible for his parents' association last weekend.
Hasenhuttl said: & # 39; Ingsy is always crazy to go, he is always energetic and he trains very hard. He wants to come back in the team and score again. & # 39;
Danny Ings is available again and was not eligible for his parents' association last weekend
Although Saints is not yet certain to be in the Premier League again next season, Hasenhuttl accepts that the planning must begin.
& # 39; We need to make the right decisions if we have the chance to make them, so we also work and look for new players & # 39 ;, said the Austrian.
& # 39; The faster we are safe, the better it is for sure. & # 39;
Southampton has been touted with a summer move for Birmingham forward Che Adams.
& # 39; I don't want to discuss any personality, & # 39; said Hasenhuttl. & # 39; We were also connected to him during the winter transfer period.
& # 39; We have an eye for a few young players who fit in with our form or our philosophy and what I can guarantee (is), we are mainly looking for younger players. First, we must be safe. & # 39;
Asked if Adams, 22, probably had one of the names on a long list of possible transfer targets, the Southampton manager replied: & # 39; Yes. & # 39;