Wolves sign Porto duo Ruben Neves and Willy Boly


Impressive young Portuguese midfielder Neves is the one which will turn most heads though however, and although Wolves have not disclosed a fee, they have confirmed it is a club record fee.

Boly follows Neves from Porto and has penned a season-long loan deal as the Sky Bet Championship side continue to revamp their squad.

"I'm very excited to play at this club", said Neves, who featured in the Guardian's Next Generation list in 2014. I am very excited to play football in England - I have always watched it on TV and now I have the chance to play here.

"It is a very big club and I hope to help the team to win their goals", Neves continued. I have always wanted to play in England and we have a good team. Good signings? Let us know in the comments! I think it was two weeks ago that he asked me to come with him to Wolves and I said "Yes".

The youngster became the youngest ever captain in the Champions League in 2015 as he took the armband for Porto's fixture against Maccabi Tel Aviv at age 18.

Boly - a graduate of the Auxerre youth system - joined Porto last summer on a five-year deal from Braga but was restricted to just four Primeira Liga appearances during his debut campaign.

Nuno concluded by saying that Neves is "very pleased to come here" as the Championship represents "a good challenge for him".

The 26-year-old is a defender by trade but can also step into the centre of midfield if needed, and he will no doubt be delighted to be joining teammate Neves in the Championship.

He also boasts two senior caps for Portugal, against Russian Federation and Luxembourg.

The club are also close to signing former Norwich goalkeeper John Ruddy on a free transfer after Carl Ikeme's shock leukaemia diagnosis.