Seeing that Wolves are now three points adrift of safety they have no choice but to try and beat Manchester United, which is clearly easier said than done.
New signing Adam Hammil should keep his place in the starting line-up following the good performance on his debut, while Jamie O’Hara and Sylvain Ebanks-Blake are pushing for starting places.
Michael Kightly, Adlene Ghedioura and Michael Mancienne remain long-term absentees.
Manchester United kept the five-point advantage at the top with an impressive victory over Aston Villa, with Wayne Rooney’s brace showing the England international are slowly returning to form.
United should now have an easy task against struggling Wolves, but Sir Alex Ferguson’s side will take nothing for granted.
Fergie is unlikely to make big changes to the side that beat Aston Villa, although Paul Scholes could start.
Rafael could return to contention but Luis Antonio Valencia and Owen Hargreaves remain in the infirmary.