O'Hara arrival delights Milijas

BY foxsports • February 2, 2011

O'Hara has joined Wolves on loan from Tottenham for the remainder of the season and could make his debut at Bolton on Wednesday evening. He will be keen to avoid an unwelcome double as he was with Portsmouth for a temporary spell last season when they were relegated. But midfield rival and Serbia international Milijas has no doubt that O'Hara's arrival can only aid Wolves in their fight to stay up. He said: "The signing can only be good for us. Jamie is a good player from a top four, top five club in England. I think he will settle in quickly and fit in easily with the lads and we'll all help him do that. "I would love it if he was Player of the Year here and we stayed up. "I hope he plays really well for us. I heard all about him when I was in Serbia which means he must be a good player. "All the other lads know him and we'll try to make him happy here." Milijas added: "We've signed good players with Adam Hammill as well because we need them. "We've got a tough few games with Bolton, Manchester United and Arsenal to come and we've got the international break in the middle, so we've got a lot of matches coming up. "We need a lot of players to cope and we need them all playing well." Milijas, who missed a penalty in the weekend FA Cup defeat against Stoke, is prepared to battle for his place after O'Hara's arrival. He said: "I don't mind fighting for my place. I'm used to that from being on the bench before. "We've got David Jones on the bench and he's an excellent player, Dave Edwards is a really good player too and Kevin Foley can play in the centre as well. "We've all got to embrace the fight for our place. "I think the competition will make us play better and we all have to play well in training." Wolves midfielder Stephen Hunt is battling to overcome a calf strain which forced him to be substituted after only 10 minutes against Stoke. But Wolves boss Mick McCarthy is hoping striker Kevin Doyle will be available after missing the clash with Tony Pulis' side through illness.


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