Mick McCarthy insists his Wolves players will be raring to turn their attention back to the job in hand next week when they return from international duty, reports the Birmingham Mail. He said: "I've been there as a player and a manager.
"If you go away and win and maybe you've got to the World Cup then you come back feeling great, but if you've lost you come back and think 'it's back to club football and I've got to keep my position here'.
"I don't think players switch off and on like that."
He continued: "They enjoy going away and it's a break but as soon as it's done it's back on the flights and back to their jobs.
"It does help when you're playing well and you're winning, whichever team, but when they come back here it is back to business."
McCarthy insists he will not be sitting by the phone worrying about getting his players back fit and well.
"There are loads of things I can worry about which I can change without worrying about that,'' he added.
"Worrying about that is just counter-productive."