Wolves’ Romain Saïss: ‘Busquets is an inspiration – his positioning, his simplicity’

14 December 2017 10:20
Morocco midfielder who bases his game on the Barça player is relishing facing his idol at the World Cup after reviving his career under Nuno Espírito SantoThe year in which Wolverhampton Wanderers last appeared in the Premier League – 2012 – was also the year in which the player who is now the linchpin of their midfield, Romain Saïss, played his first professional match. He was nearly 22.Now his career is on course to reach new heights. Victory at Sheffield Wednesday on Friday would give Wolves a seven-point lead at the top of the Championship and boost their chances of returning to the Premier League. Promotion would be the perfect ending to Saïss’s club campaign before he goes with Morocco to the World Cup, where he could face the player on whom he has modelled his game, Spain’s Sergio Busquets. Related: Mustapha Hadji: ‘The Moroccan people have been waiting for this for a long time’ The World Cup draw is ideal: Spain, Portugal and Iran are exactly the sort of challenges that Morocco enjoys Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian