Wolves manager Julen Lopetegui has remained tight-lipped on who he will select to play in goal ahead of tomorrow afternoon’s fixtures against Everton.

Speaking during yesterday’s press conference, and reported here by BBC Sport, the Spanish coach was pressed on whether he had made a decision on who would start but insisted: ‘I am not saying.”

Indeed, Portuguese goalkeeper Jose Sa has been the first-team choice for Wolves for most of this season, playing 35 of the 36 Premier League games so far.

However, Dan Bentley, who signed for Wolves in January for an undisclosed fee, made his first appearance for the club last week in a 2-0 defeat at Old Trafford, as Jose Sa dropped to the bench.

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When asked if he had made a decision on which goalkeeper would start tomorrow’s fixture against Everton, Lopetegui said: “I have decided but I am not saying. Good try.”

Despite United beating Wolves 2-0, Bentley had a fine game and it would make little sense to drop him given the fact that Wolves are already safe.

Everton meanwhile still have it all to play for and a win at Molyneux could potentially secure Premier League football for the Toffees.

Wolves XI of little consequence to Everton who face their own selection uncertainties

Should Sean Dyche return to Merseyside will all three points, Everton would be safe from relegation, provided that Leeds United and Leicester City both lose.

It should matter little who starts in goal for Wolves from an Everton perspective, the Blues need to approach the game in the same manner as the recent 5-1 victory at the Amex Stadium.

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However, the selection of a less-experienced stopper in Bentley would surely give Everton’s forward line a boost going into the game.

Meanwhile, Everton fans will be hopeful that forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin is available for selection, though whether he will start for the Blues remains to be seen.

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