Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espírito Santo has revealed to the press that he expects the signing of Porto's star midfielder Ruben Neves to go through, in what could be the most unexpected transfer of the summer so far.
Nuno has told the media that he expects the signing of Ruben Neves to go through.— Wolves (@Wolves) July 5, 2017
Following Wolves' open training session, the club's Twitter account posted a statement which saw the club's newly appointed manager claim the shock move for the 20-year-old is expected to be completed.
The transfer will reportedly see Wolves smash their transfer record for the central midfielder, with the fee understood to be in the region of £15.8m.
With links to the likes of Chelsea, Manchester United and Liverpool, the transfer of Neves is a major coup for the Championship side who have now seemingly sent out a signal of intent ahead of the new season.
Wolves new boss Nuno will have played a major role in convincing the 20-year-old to take his football to the Molineux Stadium, as the two are set to reunite following their time at Porto.
The Portuguese international seemingly has the qualities to adapt to English football with his aggressive approach to tackles and after being touted as a star of the future, Wolverhampton definitely have a quality player on their hands who is seemingly destined for great things.