Wolves made it nine points from nine since the Premier League restart with a 1-0 win at Aston Villa.
Leander Dendoncker’s second half goal saw Wolves beat their Midlands rivals to keep up their chase of a Champions League place.
The win over Villa sees them leapfrog Manchester United to move to fifth in the table.
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Nuno Espirito Santo’s side are now three points ahead of United and just three behind Chelsea in fourth, having played a game more.
With Manchester City’s appeal against their European ban set to be resolved in the coming weeks, Wolves remain in the hunt to secure a berth in Europe’s top competition.
United’s attentions turn to the FA Cup this weekend, but fans on social media are facing up to the fact that they could be dealt a major blow by Wolves:
@Ed_Plus: United chasing Chelsea when the real threat is wolves
@AhmedIbrahim03: Wolves are keeping on our trail. United might need Europa league for UCL. We need to be ultra careful here.
@Nargyels: Now, the pressure is on #mufc. Wolves takes the fifth place after beating Aston Villa.
@MrAaronUtd: Didn’t even notice. Wolves are above us now
@TheManUtdfan: Wolves are classic nick a goal and win the match. And their remaining fixtures aren’t tough on paper either. They are the ones that can give us a fight for that 4th place
@EverydayMUFC: seems like Wolves will constantly being on our backs this season, so we have to win every. single. one of our next premier league games
@RichardRoyharr1: We are a million miles off the likes of City,Wolves and Chelsea.
@Itsalexmuthani: if wolves keep winnin, then we might actually miss a chance in the top 4!