Wolverhampton Wanderers winger Rajiv Van La Parra has said he was wrong to storm down the tunnel after being substituted in their  home victory vs Sheffield Wednesday.

The wide man was substituted for James Henry early on in the second half, and stormed into the tunnel immediately.

The game finished 3-0 to Wolves, where James Henry sealed the deal for the home team by scoring the third.

However, Van La Parra today said that his actions were not the right thing to do, and insisted that there was no bad meaning by it.

Van La Parra said: “My reaction after coming off was not good to go straight inside. Sometimes, footballers find it hard because we have a lot of emotion on the pitch. In certain situations you react very quickly and it can take only seconds to think about things. But I think everyone who knows me will know there was no bad meaning meant by it.”

He then said he wants to impress for the team, and says he has the same ambition as everyone else: “I was just disappointed because I want to do well for the team and we have the same ambition – to get to the Premier League.”

Wolves are currently 8th in the Championship, 2 points off the play-offs.


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