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Espirito Santo: No going back on taking the knee 

Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo with his coaching crew

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Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo insists he will continue to take a knee, even if he has to do it alone.

Nuno, who is the Premier League’s only current black, Asian and minority ethnic manager, believes the gesture remains vital.

Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha has stopped taking a knee as he believes it is degrading, while Brentford, Bournemouth, QPR, and Middlesbrough have also ceased doing so in the Sky Bet Championship.

Clubs have endorsed taking a knee in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement since restarting in July following the enforced coronavirus break.

Nuno is currently the only black, Asian, and minority ethnic manager in the Premier League

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Nuno said: “I will continue to do it. If people don’t believe that it can make a difference, it’s an individual (issue).

“I will continue to do it because it is a way to show my position and my idea on it, and if one day I will do it by myself, if they give me the chance, I will do it. We cannot give up.

“The results don’t come immediately but you cannot give up. It’s a long, long battle that we have to do. We cannot give up even if the impact is not immediate. Through time we will reach it.”






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