Former Premier league club Wolverhampton Wanderers are looking at the possibility of bringing former Chelsea defender Michael Mancienne on a permanent deal from Hamburg in the summer. The club were recently relegated from the Premier league after a very poor season under Mick McCarthy, who was replaced by Terry Connor.

However, he was unable to stop the club from getting relegated. As a result, he also did not get the job permanently, as the club appointed Stale Solbakken in his position. It is understood that Stale Solbakken is looking at bringing Michael Mancienne to the Molineux in what would be his fourth spell at the club.

Michael Mancienne has already spent three spells at the club on a loan deal from Chelsea. He recently made his permanent move to German club Hamburg, but it is thought that the England under 21 star is looking at returning to England to stay closer with his family. It is expected that the former under 21 international will cost around £ 3 million for the Championship club. The number of clubs are looking at the possibility of signing Wolves defender Roger Johnson, who was one of the culprits responsible for the club's relegation last season. Michael Mancienne would replace Roger Johnson is that is the case.

Michael Mancienne's first spell at the Molineux came back in 2008. He further went on to have two spells on loan at the club during the reign of former manager Mick McCarthy. Wolves tried a lot to sign the player on a permanent basis, but they failed to agree a fee with Chelsea. In the end, he moved to German club Hamburg in a reported deal worth around £ 2 million. A number of the high-profile Wolves players are being linked with a move to Premier league clubs.


Wolves chief executive Jez Moxey has said that the future of the club is bright, despite the fact that they have been relegated from the Premier league this season.

Wolves were relegated from the Premier league this season after finishing bottom of the table, which also brought an end to their three-year stay in the top flight.

Due to the fact that they have a number of experienced Premier league stars at the club, they are expected to struggle in the Championship where finances are not even comparable to the top division. Hence, they are expected to sell a number of high profile players including Kevin Doyle, who is tipped to move to Celtic.

This has put a major doubt in the future of the club, but Jez Moxey has revealed that he is not worried about the future of the club because it appears extremely bright.

Manager Mick McCarthy was sacked midway through the season after failing to get the team out of the relegation trouble. Interim manager Terry Connor came in his place, but he was unable to stop the rot in the final few matches of the campaign. Even though they will be receiving the parachute payments for the next two years, there remains doubts regarding the future of the club.

"I don't think people realise how difficult it is to stay in this Premier League. We've had Swansea City and Norwich thrown in our face all season but how will they be a little further down the road? We shall see. We have suffered a bitterly disappointing relegation. I like to think the players we want to keep will accept the responsibility to put it right and to put a smile back on the faces of our fans. We're clear about what we want to achieve," said Jez Moxey regarding the plans for Wolves in the coming seasons.


Former Liverpool manager Graeme Souness has said that Wolverhampton Wanderers will finish bottom of the table irrespective of the way they play in the last two matches.

Wolverhampton Wanderers have already been relegated from the Premier league after failing to turn round their season even after the appointment of assistant manager Terry Connor in the full-time role.

Wolves sacked manager Mick McCarthy midway through the season after pressure from the fans for the results, but the arrival of Terry Connor has only made things worse. Their relegation from the Premier league was confirmed a few weeks ago after a defeat to Manchester city.

Now, it looks like they will finish bottom of the table, although Terry Connor has been urging his players to finish the season strongly. Yet, former Liverpool manager Graeme Souness is of the opinion that Wolves will get what they deserve this season – bottom place in the Premier league. The club has been in the rock bottom position of the Premier league since February and it is highly unlikely that they will be able to get the points on the board to overtake Blackburn – the nearest placed team. It remains to be seen over the last two match days who will be joining Wolves in the Championship next season.

“It is their third year in the Premiership and each has been a struggle for them. It’s a hard league, we all know that. And your league position doesn’t tell a lie – that’s what you are. It’s not a case of a bad month, a bad run of injuries or bad suspensions. Where you end up at the end of the season really tells you what sort of squad you have. I think Wolves are where they deserve to be, unfortunately, for their supporters,” Souness said ahead of the Everton match for Wolves.


Wolves chief executive Jez Moxey has said that the club will not be looking at the possibility of selling of their key players in the summer after their relegation from the Premier league was confirmed following the 2-0 defeat at the hands of Manchester City.

Even though it has been known for quite a while that Wolves were going down, the club would not have expected to be the first to drop out of the Premier league this season.

This brings an end to their three-year stay in the Premier league. A lot has been spoken about the player wages at Wolves, but Chief executive Jez Moxey has said that the club will be able to deal with the situation quite comfortably.

Wolves will be receiving the parachute payments for the next two seasons in the Championship. The significantly improved parachute payments is expected to help Wolves over the next couple of seasons, as they look to return back to the Premier league.

Wolves have been on the down ever since sacking manager Mick McCarthy. The club have not been able to appoint a suitable replacement in his place. The promotion of assistant manager Terry Connor to the post of the manager of the club certainly has not worked.

"I am not sure it is inevitable we will lose players. I think there will be interest in some of our players but we are in a very good financial position. We have got players under long-term contracts, we are under no pressure to sell. But let's get the season finished, get a manager in place, get that sorted out and then address the reshaping of our team that is required. It is an opportunity to try to get stronger," he told Sky Sports News following the 2-0 defeat against Manchester City at the Molineux.


Former Birmingham City defender Roger Johnson's future at Wolverhampton Wanderers after it was revealed that the club are considering selling him in the summer.

Roger Johnson was signed for £ 4.5 million by Wolves in the summer. He was made captain of the team by then manager Mick McCarthy.

However, he recently turned up for the training in the worst possible fashion. Alcohol is said to have played a major role in Roger Johnson's recent misdemeanour.

Following the incident, Roger Johnson has been informed that he will be fined up to £ 50,000 – two weeks wages. Further inquest has been ordered into the incident.

This is definitely not the kind of PR that Wolves need right now. They're struggling down in the relegation zone of the Premier league. The sudden sacking of Mick McCarthy drew intense criticism from the media. The 5-0 defeat at the hands of Fulham during the weekend proved that the sacking of Mick McCarthy was the worst possible decision Wolves could have taken at this stage of the season.

Following the sacking of Mick McCarthy, Wolves announced that they would be appointing a permanent manager, but they appointed a caretaker manager instead. All the happenings around Roger Johnson seems to have affected as well.

“It had better be a one-off. He has done it once and he has been punished for it. He won’t want to be doing that again. If any player did that I would be disappointed. Roger knows his responsibilities, he knows he’s club captain. It was out of character and it was out of order to do it, to come in and not be fit to train," Wolves manager Connor said regarding the Roger Johnson incident. Despite the incident, Roger Johnson still continues to be the captain of Wolves.