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    Nuno Espirito Santo admits it is ‘sometimes hard to control emotions’ on touchline

    Nuno’s admission followed Chelsea manager Frank Lampard stated he was sorry for the language he utilized towards the Liverpool bench in midweek.

    Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo admits he has had to find out to control his feelings during games.

    Nuno’s admission followed Chelsea manager Frank Lampard stated he was sorry for the language he utilized towards the Liverpool bench during his side’s midweek defeat at Anfield.

    “It’s not easy,” stated Nuno, who will go head-to- head with Lampard at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. “Football is a game of such high feelings.

    “Joy, happiness, everything, it’s a mix of emotions and sometimes it’s hard to control.”

    Nuno, whose side are bidding to seal a Europa League place, was charged with misbehavior during Wolves’ title-winning Championship campaign.

    The Portuguese was also fined ₤ 8,000 last season for running on to the pitch to commemorate his side’s winner against Leicester.

    “It’s not easy,” he stated. “However I think we have actually been able to control our feelings in a good way, however I think, like everyone, you find out. You browse and you attempt to enhance.

    “This I think we’ve been able to do since the Championship. Like a child, you are told what to do sometimes.”

    Feelings might run high at Stamford Bridge. Wolves should win to ensure a top-six finish, although they might still secure Champions League football by winning this year’s Europa League.

    Chelsea should win to ensure a top-four finish, with Champions League and Europa League positions still up for grabs on the final day.

    Nuno hailed his captain, Conor Coady, who is set to start in every Premier League game for the second succeeding season.

    Coady also started in all bar among Wolves’ league games when they won the Championship title.

    “It says a lot,” Nuno stated. “He’s our captain and he leads by example, every day. Conor has been fantastic.

    “Being ready every day of the season, for three seasons in a row. It’s not easy.”

    Fellow defender Matt Doherty is hoping to make his 300 th appearance for the club.

    “It’s fantastic,” Nunoadded “Matt has been enormous for us. I’m very pleased for him because at the start, in the Championship, he altered his position on the pitch.

    “He was fantastic playing left wing-back, but I think everybody realised his potential on the right. He never says no to a challenge.”

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