posted on Nov, 5 2004 @ 02:43 PM
Portuguese coach Carlos Carvalhal has emerged as a shock candidate to replace Dave Jones as Wolves manager.
Leading Portuguese daily O Jogo has revealed that Carvalhal has been placed on the shortlist to replace Jones by chairman Rick Hayward.
Carvalhal is currently with SuperLiga outfit Belenenses, whom he took charge of in the summer.
Last season Carvalhal guided Vitoria Setubal to promotion, but accepted the Belenenses job over the summer.
Now, according to the Iberian sources, Carvalhal is being considered very seriously by Wolves.
English managers such as Gary Megson, John Gregory and Micky Adams have been strongly linked - but Wolves could now make a shock foreign appointment.
The Wolves hierarchy have had some involvement with Portugal in the past 18 months having landed midfielder Silas.
It is thought Wolves forged good links at that time of the Silas deal and that has now led to Carvalhal being added to their list of possible new