RALPH Hasenhuttl hinted that he is open to the idea of dropping Angus Gunn and bringing Alex McCarthy back into the fold.

Gunn has come under criticism for a string of errors in recent weeks, with the goalkeeper shipping nine goals in his last three matches.

McCarthy has been used during this season’s Carabao Cup and is yet to concede.

Speaking about the possibility of switching goalkeepers for the Wolves game, Hasenhuttl said: “I think the last games from Angus haven’t been the best so far.

“I think he has shown this season a few important games for us where he kept clean sheets and saved us points for sure.

“I am in the good position that I have two goalkeepers that are on the same level.

“They both show that they can play good games. Alex had very good body language and a clean sheet in the cup game.

“The good thing for me is that I want, in every position, to have a battle as to who is going to play to decide it.

“I will have a look. No position when you are in is forever. I have the chance to change and it’s up to me whether I do it.”

Although Hasenhuttl hints at the possibility of benching Gunn for the Molineux trip, last season’s summer signing retains the full support from his manager.

Saints’ boss added: “I have trust in both goalkeepers.

“I know they can both keep clean sheets and have fantastic games, but there are also moments for them where it doesn’t work perfectly.

“Then I have to have a look to decide if I want to give the other once a chance or not.”

McCarthy dislodged Saints loanee Fraser Forster to become the club’s number one back in December 2017.

The England international then kept his place in the starting XI following Gunn’s arrival from Manchester City.

However, after a few months in charge, Hasenhuttl decided to switch things up and give the Norwich lad a chance.

This meant that McCarthy has been restricted to cup appearances this season, with both of those coming in the wins away to Fulham and Pompey.

“I don’t have to explain [why McCarthy isn’t in the team] because everybody knows when they show up, plays good games and trains hard, then the manager is looking on you and your chance will come,” revealed Hasenhuttl.

“It’s better to show up than to talk or speak. It’s better for every player. The easiest way is to show up, train hard and save every ball.

“You have to keep calm, wait for the moment and when it comes, you have to show up.

“He did that in the cup games, so let’s have a look.”