Little, who also had a spell in charge of the Tigers, says they are the perfect example of how to succeed in the Premier League.
"When you're in the Championship and you are a good side, you don't enjoy losing games," he told the Sunday Star.
"But you have to accept it will happen after promotion.
"Their manager Steve Bruce has been there before and knows how to grind out results after his time at clubs like Wigan and Birmingham. There's a knack of staying in there."
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