Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Romain Saiss has been discussing their ‘important’ game against Manchester United this weekend.
The Birmingham Mail report that Saiss and co take on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup on Saturday evening.
Wolves are attempting to make the semi-finals of the competition for the first time since 1998 and give their fans a day out to remember at Wembley Stadium.
Saiss has featured alot more in recent months compared to the start of the season and has been deployed at both centre-back and further forward in midfield.
In total, the 28-year-old has made 16 Premier League appearances this campaign and played alongside Joao Moutinho and Leander Dendoncker in a midfield three against Bristol City in the last round of the FA Cup.
Wolves have already frustrated the Red Devils this term, holding them to a 1-1 draw in September at Old Trafford.
Nuno Espirito Santo’s men have also earned results against Manchester City, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham, and Saiss will be hopeful of another impressive outcome on Saturday.
The Moroccan said:
We have to switch on for this game now. It’s an important game for us to get the semi-final at Wembley. We play at home, and we have to be ready for this game. We’re going to prepare for this game all week now and try to do something great on Saturday.
Wolves' six odds-defying results this season
Wolves 1-1 Manchester City
Wolves held defending Champions Manchester City to a draw at Molineux in just the third Premier League game of the season.
Willy Boly opened the scoring on 57 minutes beofre Aymeric Laporte equalised for the visitors 12 minutes later.
Manchester United 1-1 Wolves
Just three league matches later Nuno’s men were at it again, replicating that result against City’s main rivals United.
This time Wolves fell behind after Fred gave the Red Devils the lead, but bargain signing Joao Moutinho put the teams level with a smart finish.
Arsenal 1-1 Wolves
The visit to the Emirates took place in the middle of November and winger Ivan Cavaleiro looked to have secured three points for the Molineux club.
However, Henrikh Mkhitaryan ensured that wasn’t the case just four minutes from time.
Wolves 2-1 Chelsea
At the start of December Chelsea were the visitors to the Midlands and started the match well thanks to a goal from Ruben Loftus-Cheek.
However, two goals in four minutes from Raul Jimenez and Diogo Jota turned the tables and allowed the points to stay at Molineux.
Tottenham 1-3 Wolves
Wolves’ last match of 2018 was a memorable one, turning around a 1-0 halftime deficit to defeat title-chasing Spurs.
The goalscorers on that day were Willy Boly, Raul Jimenez and Helder Costa.
Wolves 2-1 Liverpool
Wolves overcame Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool in the third round of the FA Cup, kickstarting their run to the quarter-finals of the competition.
Raul Jimenez and Ruben Neves scored either side of a Divock Origi strike to ensure the club’s progression.
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