Wolves will be aiming to reach the group stage for the first time when they face side Torino in the play-off round.

The first leg takes place in Italy on Thursday (kick-off 20:00 BST).

Nuno Espirito Santo’s side, who finished seventh in the last season, have already progressed through two qualifying rounds.

They last played in the competition in 1980, when they lost in the first round of what was then the Cup.

Wolves started their season on 25 July and are unbeaten in six games so far, beating Crusaders and Pyunik Yerevan in , while drawing against Leicester and in the .

Opponents Torino also advanced through two qualifying rounds and are managed by former Watford and boss Walter Mazzarri.

“Wolves certainly need no introduction as they stopped , who are one of the best teams in the world,” he said.

“They picked up a similar number of points to us and finished in the same position as us.

“Like us, they have kept their backbone of last season and made some important signings, who are slowly being integrated into a very organised team.”


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