Wolves promoted back to Premier League after six years outside top flight

21. Aston Villa – Average points per game of opponents in their final six matches = 1.53

A stoppage-time header from substitute Neal Maupay earned Brentford a 1-1 draw at local rivals Fulham to severely dent the Cottagers' automatic promotion hopes and send Wolves up in the process.

The Midlands club ended their six-year exile from the top flight when close rivals Fulham could only draw 1-1 with Brentford, who equalised in the 94th minute.

Wolves will now focus on claiming the title with only four points needed from their remaining games to ensure they go up as Champions this season.

Speaking to Sky Sports, Dalrymple said of manager Nuno: "He's a superb tactician, he's a superb strategist and he's a superb manmanager".

"I don't really want to single people out particularly because it's been a huge unified club effort from start to finish but there's no doubt he's been an incredibly important component in the whole thing and what he's changed since he's come in has been fantastic".

Their attention will now turn to clinching the title, with Wolves nine points ahead of second-placed Cardiff.

By far the best side in the Championship this season, Wolves' slick brand of football have kept them top of the table since mid November.

They now have 92 points with 28 victories and eight draws, with 76 goals scored.

Santo is represented by Portuguese agent Jorge Mendes, as are several Wolves players, including record-signing midfielder Ruben Neves.

And despite a mid-winter blip, Wolves have finished as strongly as they began with 16 points from their last possible 18 securing promotion.