By Nick Mashiter, Press Association Sport
Published: 22:46 GMT, 1 March 2019 | Updated: 22:46 GMT, 1 March 2019
Goalkeeper John Ruddy will make his first Premier League appearance for almost three years as Wolves prepare him for their FA Cup quarter-final.
Rui Patricio has been ever present but boss Nuno Espirito Santo will start Ruddy in Saturday's visit of Cardiff before the last-eight clash with Manchester United in two weeks.
The former Norwich player, 32, has been Wolves' keeper for the cup competitions.
John Ruddy will make his first Premier League appearance for almost three years vs Cardiff
Ruddy's last top-flight appearance was in Norwich's 3-0 defeat at Everton in May 2016.
Nuno, who has no fresh injury worries, told a press conference: 'In terms of who is going to play, we have already made our decisions.
'We don't normally do this, but to avoid any confusion, John Ruddy is going to play because we consider it is the right moment to prepare him for what's coming in front of us.
'Because in two weeks' time, we're going to play in the FA Cup, and John Ruddy is going to be in goal. We consider this is the right moment for him to get some game time in