Chris Wilder: ‘We are not thinking about European finish’

    John Egan headed home Oliver Norwood’s corner deep into injury time.

    Chris Wilder firmly insists Sheffield United are not talking about Europe in spite of boosting their claims with triumph against Wolves.

    John Egan headed home Oliver Norwood’s corner deep into injury time following a continual duration of pressure to provide the Blades an important win.

    The 3 points moved Wilder’s men above Arsenal into seventh location and simply a point behind their challengers in the Premier League table, keeping their imagine Europa League football next season alive and kicking.

    Asked if a location in Europe was now within their reach, the Blades boss responded: “We have actually never ever felt anything is on our grasp, or in our reach, we should not be anywhere near the position we are in.

    ” However we are where we are since we get our heads down and take defeat on the chin and come roaring back.

    ” Individuals ought to be focusing about us not remaining in the bottom 3, however you can’t impact what other individuals talkabout We simply get our heads down and do what we need to impact and do what we can impact.

    “Seven points out of nine is a really good return and we have to go again. We don’t have the strength and power some other clubs in this division have got but we have plenty of heart and plenty of bottle.”

    Wilder was pleased with the desire and determination of his side, who put Wolves under pressure for big durations in the match prior to lastly getting their benefit in the 3rd minute of blockage time.

    “I’m really pleased. We wrapped up some really big players at the top end of the pitch, and we had something going the other way as well,” stated Wilder.

    ” The desire when there were exhausted bodies was truly pleasing and to get a winner is simply benefits for the players. We edged an actually tight game through outright will to go and win.

    “This is top-10 Premier League football, nothing is handed to you. You have to go and earn it and we did that tonight.”

    Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo provided a distressing injury upgrade on Adama Traore, validating the attacker suffered a dislocated shoulder at Bramall Lane.

    It is the 4th time this season the 24- year-old has actually had the injury and Nuno confesses the problem is using Traore’s mind.

    Traore came off with 11 minutes staying and after the match Nuno stated: “It’s the very same concern that he had in the past. Let’s see how he can conquer that. He is now in discomfort, however he’s a strong kid.

    “The moment that he has his shoulder dislocated, of course it is in his mind. What I saw is after that he keeps on going, fighting, jumping. It is in his mind but he is able to overcome that.”

    If Traore will be fit for Wolves next game against Everton on Sunday,

    It stays to be seen.

    On the late defeat to the Blades, Nuno stated: “It is a difficult minute, completion of thegame It was a very excellent game by both teams, very extreme, and it might have gone bothways Both teams were going all out.

    ” Football is constantly teaching you that you ought to be focused up until the last minute. It is little margins.

    “We look game by game and now we have to react. It has been a tough period but we play again on Sunday and we must raise our standards.”

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