OFFICIAL: Wolves completes signing of Nelson Semedo from Barcelona


Wolverhampton Wanderers have completed the signing of right-back Nelson Semedo from Barcelona in a deal reportedly worth £37m.

Wolves manager, Nuno Espirito Santo have been in the market for a suitable option at right-back after Matt Doherty joined Tottenham on a four-year-deal last month.

Nelson Semedo who have won himself a handful of trophies at Barcelona ever since he joined from Benfica has signed a contract that will keep him at Molineux until June 2023, with an option to extend it to June 2025.

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Speaking after completing the move, Semedo told the club website:

“I chose Wolves because it’s a very good team that plays very good football.”

“Last year they did a very good season and it’s a very important team in England, in also Europe. I hope this year we can do very good things.”

Semedo could make his debut in the Premier League against West Ham on Sunday.

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The 26 years old won two La Liga titles and the Cope del Rey following his move to Barcelona from Benfica in 2017, played 42 times for Barcelona last season.

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