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January 21, 2020

Campana sets his sights on Wolves first team after becoming first January signing

Wolves new boy Leonardo Campana insists he can shine at Molineux after becoming the club’s first signing of the January transfer window. The 19-year-old Ecuador striker, who recently left Barcelona SC, put pen to paper on a three-and-a-half-year deal after Wolves agreed to pay the Ecuadorian club £300,000 in compensation. Campana appreciates he has to adapt to his new surroundings but has fellow Spanish speakers Raul Jimenez, Adama Traore and Jonny Castro Otto for company to help him settle in and is confident of his quality to thrive at Wolves. “It will be fine. I trust myself and my abilities,”…

Leonardo Campana agrees three-and-a-half year deal with Wolves

Wolves are set to unveil Leonardo Campana after the Ecuador striker agreed a three-and-a-half year deal, www.wolvesbite.com understands. The 19-year-old forward, who was out of contract, has cost around £300,000 in compensation to his club in Ecuador, SC Barcelona, and will be tied to the club until June 2023. Campana was pictured at the club’s Compton training ground on Tuesday wearing a Wolves shirt undertaking interviews with the club’s media team. The youngster, who has four full caps for Ecuador, is expected to join the Under-23s set-up initially. But like all those involved with the development group, he will be…

Mendes key to Podence deal as Wolves edge closer to agreeing fee

Wolves anticipate reaching agreement soon on the signing of Olympiakos winger Daniel Podence. It’s understood Wolves initially offered around £15.3m (18m euros) for the 24-year-old forward, with the Greek Superleague club believed to be holding out for £21.5m (25m euros). But with the player’s agent Jorge Mendes having such a close relationship with Wolves and time on their side to complete the deal, it’s understood a deal will be struck somewhere between the two figures. Podence would become Olympiakos’s record sale, and Wolves’ second most expensive signing in their history after £33m Raul Jimenez, eclipsing the £18m they paid for…

Wolves closing in on £21.5m Podence, £6m Oliveira and Campana

Wolves are understood to be close to signing Olympiakos winger Daniel Podence and AEK Athens striker Nelson Oliveira. The club are in talks with Olympiakos for 24-year-old Podence, who will cost in the region of £21.5m, while former Norwich forward Oliveira, 28, will cost around £6m. Wolves have not reached agreement with the Greek Superleague leaders over Podence, but they hope to do so in the coming days as they look to add quality strength in depth to Nuno Espirito Santo’s squad before the transfer window shuts. Podence, who scored against Tottenham in the Champions League in September, is a…