By 90Min
July 20, 2017

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.

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.

Porto's midfielder Ruben Neves celebrates a goal during the Portuguese Cup semi-final football match Gil Vicente FC vs FC Porto at the Barcelos City stadium in Barcelos on February 3, 2016. AFP PHOTO/ FRANCISCO LEONG / AFP / FRANCISCO LEONG (Photo credit should read FRANCISCO LEONG/AFP/Getty Images)

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. 

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