Wolves have sacked Bruno Lage following the club’s poor start to the season.
The 46-year-old has been dismissed less than 24 hours after the 2-0 defeat at .
The loss has left Wolves 18th in the Premier League, with just one win in their opening eight matches.
Lage was significantly backed in the summer transfer window as Wolves spent in excess of £100 million on Matheus Nunes, Goncalo Guedes, Sasa Kalajdzic and Nathan Collins. Diego Costa also signed on a free transfer, while Boubacar Traore joined on loan.
Former Olympiacos manager Pedro Martins, Sevilla head coach Julen Lopetegui and Celtic’s Ange Postecoglou are all early contenders to replace Lage.
Wolves are hoping to secure a new appointment before their Premier League fixture against Chelsea on October 8.
Speaking after Wolves’ defeat to West Ham on Saturday evening, Lage issued an apology to the club’s supporters.
‘They need to respect the fans, because the fans have been there since the first minute to support us,’ Lage said.
‘The only thing I can say is that I’m sorry about the situation. We’ve tried to solve these little problems we have and at the moment we aren’t getting points or goals, but we are working hard for them.
‘We can promise that we will talk about that because the fans are the most important thing for the club. They are the soul of the club. We go to the pitch to run for them.
‘They are there to support us and I feel there support. In the end, we need to show respect to our fans and go there to say thank you for the support they are giving.’
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