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Wolves fans thrilled for Conor Coady as he is rewarded by Gareth Southgate

Wolverhampton Wanderers captain Conor Coady is set to start for England this afternoon when they take on Andorra.

Coady, 28, was promised a sixth international cap by manager Gareth Southgate in front of around 65,000 supporters at Wembley.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this will be the first time the Wolves captain will have the chance to represent the Three Lions in front of home fans.

Speaking to the media ahead of the match, he said : “It is incredible to hear that [Southgate feels he is a vital member of the squad], to be honest with you.

The defender will have his family watching on from the Wembley stands for the first time.

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The Old Gold supporters have taken to social media to react with delight about the news and wish their captain well.

One said: “Prove yourself lad.”

Another added: “Captain fantastic.”

A third continued: “Yessssss.”

Here are some of the reactions…

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Phillip Nelson: “Let’s go.”

Aaran: “Well done and best of luck Connor.”

Alan Leese: “Great news, wish him well. All the best Conor.”

Tre: “Congratulations Conor! So proud of you.”

Trace: “Yay!”

Sir Robbins: “Captain Coady going to show all these haters wrong.”

Kyza: “My captain.”

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Brian Burton: “He deserves it. What he does behind the scenes should not be taken for granted. Top leader.”

Jamie H: “Another cap for the captain. If Southgate plays a back four, I hope he commands.”

Becky: “Yes, go on Coady.”

The Billy Wright Story: “Really happy to hear this. Go captain.”

James: “Always knew getting a ticket would turn out to be a good idea.”

Callum: “Nice!”

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Patricio played a total of 127 times for Wolves during his time at the club, keeping 37 clean sheets.

Sa has started all three of Wolves’ Premier League games this season, as Bruno Lage’s side have been on the wrong end of three 1-0 defeats.

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