WOLVES GET RUBEN NEVES FOR £15 MILLION
Wolves have completed the deal for Ruben Neves from Porto.
The much awaited deal cost the club £15 million. The midfielder was impressive last term. He was anouced the youngest skipper to lead a Champions League side when Porto played Maccabi Tel Aviv in 2015.
Neves is now 20 and features in defensive midfield capacity. He agreed a five year deal with Wolves, where he is expected to make heavy impact.
“I’m very excited to play at this club. It is a very big club and I hope to help the team to win their goals. I have always wanted to play in England and we have a good team. I think we can do good things this season,” the club’s latest addition said.
The player added that he is excited that he would be working with his former trainer NunoEspirito Santo. The pair was together last year before they split. After Santo was appointed coach, he opted to bring the talented player to England. Neves featured for his country in the recent Under-21 European Championships. He becomes the record transfer holder for the club as the fees eclipses that spent on Helder Costa in January.
As the club celebrates the deal, it also announces that John Rudy has joined the club on a two year deal. The player arrived Wolves on free transfer after seven years at Norwich City. The 30-year old shot stopper says he was excited at the chance to join Santo, despite having options.
Rudy adds that the calibre of players that are joining the club, the pedigree and vision of the manager and other happenings at the club helped him decide to make the move rather than looking to just stay somewhere in the top flight.