Wolverhampton Wanderers Football club who are commonly known as ‘Wolves’ has made a club-record transfer for the upcoming season by signing Portuguese wonder-kid Fabio Silva from FC Porto for 40 million euros (USD 47 million, 36 million pounds), who is now breaking Wolves teammate Ruben Neves club records last season of an amount of 15.8 million euros.
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The teenager is a promising striker and was Porto’s youngest starter and goalscorer who have scored three goals from 24 appearances last season. Both the clubs have confirmed the 18-year-old is now the 10th Portuguese to join Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday.
After the transfer the executive chairman jeff shi told the club’s official website:
“Our head coach’s requirement for quality is very high, but he thinks Fabio is an important signing who will help the team immediately this season.”
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“Even after an unpredicted pandemic, which has deeply impacted all football clubs in the world, our ambition and determination to improve and evolve the team continually never changes.”
“The signing of Fabio demonstrates that we will make considerable investments when we feel it is right for the club.”
After promoted to the premier league on 2017-18 season Wolves have been showing their worth by finishing in the seventh place on both the last two seasons.they were amongst the top six of the premier league table until the last matchday of the last season but tragically lost to Chelsea for two goals at Stamford Bridge. And that loss causes them the ticket to Uefa Europa League next season. Even if they had been drawn against Chelsea that would have made them eligible for the European championship next season.
Wolves competed in the 2019-20 UEFA Europa League last season and reached the quarter-finals of the tournament and this was the first time the club qualified for a European championship for 39 years. However, they lost to Sevilla on a late goal. Still, they made it difficult for the title defenders. The wanderers are believing they can achieve a spot on top four of the premier league table and get the ticket to European championship next season with the help of uprising Portuguese striker.