"I couldn't be more pleased for him," he said.
"He's a very fine manager. He has proven that and I think he's done remarkably well.
"Wolves are a really big football club and deserve to be there.
"I've watched them this season, mainly on television to be perfectly honest, and Tuesday night's result has put Birmingham in a really good position as well.
'So we could be pretty strong in the Midlands next year."