October 5, 2022

Wolves have signed Portugal worldwide Goncalo Guedes from Valencia in a transfer that has been described as ‘completely improbable’.

talkSPORT understands the 25-year-old has joined the Premier League aspect in a £27.5million, with Bruno Lage bolstering his attacking choices with one other Portuguese star.

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The signing of Guedes could possibly be a serious coup for Wolves

Wolves struggled for goals in their opener, and the story was the same much of last season

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Wolves struggled for targets of their opener, and the story was the identical a lot of final season

A winger who also can play as a centre-forward, Guedes has spent the previous 5 seasons in LaLiga after departing Paris Saint-Germain as a highly-rated prospect.

“Now we have been monitoring Goncalo for a very long time and are more than happy to welcome him to Wolves,” stated chairman Jeff Shi.

“He has pure expertise and has carried out very properly throughout Europe and for his nation, and we expect he’s properly suited to the Premier League.

“We’re all the time seeking to enhance the squad with top quality, and have been affected person to ensure we bought the best participant.

“Goncalo labored with Bruno at Benfica and performed with many members of our squad beforehand, so we’re assured he’ll settle shortly into the group right here.

“Only a few transfers are ever simple, and this was no exception, with various golf equipment attempting to safe the participant proper up till the final minute.


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“Now, we’re delighted that Goncalo is a Wolves participant and sit up for giving him a heat welcome at Molineux this Saturday.”

Wolves misplaced their Premier League opener 2-1 towards Leeds with striker Raul Jimenez out injured, and the membership have up to now had a quiet summer season window.

Defender Nathan Collins has joined from Burnley in a £20.5m transfer, changing captain Conor Coady who appears to be like set to affix Everton.

The membership additionally made a mortgage deal for striker Hee-chan Hwang everlasting by paying Leipzig £15m, however the Korean struggled to make an impression towards Leeds with Wolves onerous up in entrance of objective.

Lage’s men struggled for in front of goal at the weekend

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Lage’s males struggled for in entrance of objective on the weekend

Solely relegated trio Burnley, Watford and Norwich scored fewer targets than Wolves’ 38 final season, with Guedes, who has seven targets in 32 video games for Portugal, hoping to up that tally.

Guedes rose to prominence after graduating from Benfica’s academy and impressing for the primary crew, incomes him a €30m transfer to PSG, who fought off curiosity from Manchester United.

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Though issues didn’t work out in France, Guedes nonetheless has a giant repute in Spain, as confirmed by talkSPORT’s European professional Andy Brassell.

He defined: “For Wolves I believe Guedes will likely be completely improbable, they want that little bit of additional bang up entrance, perhaps they could possibly be in a little bit of hassle in the event that they’re not scoring targets. 

“He’s somebody who can play as a striker or as a winger, lightning fast, on his day pretty much as good because it will get.”

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