Jarvis backing for Connor

Jarvis backing for Connor

Wolves winger Matt Jarvis says caretaker boss Terry Connor remains “the man for the job” despite the club’s slide to the bottom of the Barclays Premier League.

The midlands club have leaked 14 goals in four games under Connor and suffered their 10th home defeat of the campaign in the 5-0 reverse to Manchester United on Sunday.

There has been speculation Connor’s position could come under threat even though he has been placed in charge until the end of the season as a temporary replacement for the sacked Mick McCarthy.

Yet Jarvis is adamant Connor retains the backing of the players ahead of the weekend encounter with Norwich at Carrow Road.

Jarvis said: “It is not easy for TC but we are all behind him, working hard and giving 100% for him, ourselves and the club.

“He is still the man for the job, of course he is. He knows us all and is doing everything to try and turn things around.

“We are the same and hopefully we can repay him for his efforts and keep Wolves up. We are not going to give up.

“You see positive signs in training and from the shape of the team and the work-rate.

“Everyone knows their jobs and is working for each other.

“We just need to get a result, a bit of good fortune, and hopefully that will kick-start things.”

Wolves hope midfielders Karl Henry and Nenad Milijas will be available for the Norwich game. The pair are poised to return to training after making good progress from hamstring and thigh injuries respectively.

They are still awaiting news on the fitness of another midfielder, David Davis, who suffered a suspected broken rib in the loss to United.

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