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July 29, 2019

Coady: Vallejo has fit in ‘seamlessly’ at Wolves

Captain Conor Coady insists new Wolves signing Jesus Vallejo has fit in ‘seamlessly’ and believes his capture from Real Madrid is a symbol of the club’s ambition. Vallejo, 22, has joined on a season-long loan from the Bernabeu giants and trained with his new team-mates on Monday morning. “He had his first training session this morning and he fit in seamlessly,” said Coady. “We’ve got quite a lot of Spanish and Portuguese players here so he fit in like a hand in a glove, he really did. He’s a lovely kid, and I think it goes to show what the…

Wolves striker Mir set to move to Forest

Wolves’ out-of-favour striker Rafa Mir looks set to join Nottingham Forest on a season-long loan. The 22-year-old forward has been the subject of interest from several Championship clubs both before and after spending last campaign with Las Palmas. But Forest look to have won the race ahead of Birmingham City for his signature, with some reports on social media suggesting he is set for a medical at Forest on Tuesday. Mir was recently part of Spain’s squad that won the European Under-21 Championships in Italy and San Marino this summer. But he is not considered ready for Wolves’ first-team squad…

Nuno wants two more signings for Wolves

Nuno Espirito Santo says he still wants to add two signings to Wolves’ squad before the transfer window shuts on August 8. One of those will be Patrick Cutrone, whose £16m move from AC Milan has been agreed and the striker is due to undergo a medical on Tuesday. The other is believed to be Benfica defender Ruben Dias, who has a £57m release clause in his contract. Manchester United are reported to have had an opening bid for Dias turned down by the Portuguese giants, who don’t need to sell after raking in around £180m this summer. “We feel…

Cutrone ‘ready and excited’ to join Wolves after £16m deal sealed

Patrick Cutrone says he is ‘ready and excited’ to be joining Wolves as he prepares to be unveiled as the club’s second new summer signing. The 21-year-old striker flew to England on Monday and will undergo a medical on Tuesday before joining his new team-mates after Wolves agreed a fee of £16m plus add-ons with AC Milan. Cutrone has agreed a four-year contract to become Wolves’ first permanent capture of the summer, and he will be the first Italian to play for Wolves in the club’s 142-year history. He follows on-loan Real Madrid centre back Jesus Vallejo as the club’s…