Wolverhampton Wanderers return to Europa League action tonight as they host Besiktas at Molineux in the final group game of this campaign.
The tie can pretty much be regarded as a dead-rubber because the west Midlanders have already qualified for the knockout stages while the Turkish outfit cannot progress regardless of any possible outcome.
Besiktas boss Abdullah Avci is set to rest several of his key players according to beIN SPORTS Turkey, but will Nuno Santo follow suit?
He’ll need to better SC Braga’s result to top the group, but there’s no guaranteeing that the Portuguese outfit field a weaker team either.
Wolves defeated the Black Eagles 1-0 to opened their Group K proceedings back in October.
Here’s how they may line up this time around:
As Football FanCast have already revealed this week, it would be a rather wise move for Nuno to rest some of his key players given just how many games they have played and will eventually play this season.
Only Romain Saiss could keep his place amongst the starting line up with ten changes expected, three of which are young prospects from the academy.
Oskar Burr, a right wing-back, Taylor Perry and Chem Campbell are all handed starts in place of Matt Doherty, Joao Moutinho and Adama Traore, who are all in need of rest having played 22 or more matches already this campaign.
The other seven changes are all either fringe first-team players or have recently been out injured meaning skipper Conor Coady is handed a break, so the back three is likely to be Max Kilman, Jesus Vallejo and Ryan Bennett. They’ll be in front of John Ruddy rather than Rui Patricio.
Perry and Saiss partner each other in central midfield while Pedro Neto is handed a rare start next to Campbell and West Ham hero Patrick Cutrone in the attack.
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