Wolves Are Slowly Turning Into The Portugal National Side

Wolverhampton Wanderers are changing the very definition of being an ambitious newly-promoted side. It would be unwise to suggest that they'll be in a massive relegation scrap next season, despite having only just been promoted.

They are spending and spending and spending, with sights surely on more than just surviving in the Premier League next season. What a time to be a Wolves fan. Their rivals, West Bromwich Albion and Aston Villa, are both in disarray in the second tier of English football, while they will be living the high-life in the Premier League.

The Midlands side showed their intent last season by signing Rúben Neves in the Championship for £15.8 million - a club and league record fee.

Now they are adding to their ranks, having purchased a number of Portuguese players.

Rui Patrício, Rúben Vinagre, Diogo Jota, Paulo Alves and close to bringing in João Moutinho. Their boss Nuno Espírito Santo clearly puts a lot of belief into players who share his nationality, and social media have been quick to point this out.

Wolves have been billed as possibly the greatest team to ever be promoted to the Premier League.

They have all been out on transfers this window, but it should be noted just great they were last season, before these new arrivals came to Molineux.

Wolves players hurl Nuno up in the air. Image: PA
Wolves players hurl Nuno up in the air. Image: PA

The recent transfers of Portugal players to Wolves are certainly strange. It's just a shame Ronaldo left to Juventus when he did, otherwise we might've had him back playing in the Premier League, wearing the famous orange jersey.

How will Wolves fare next season? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section.

Jacque Talbot

Jacque Talbot is a journalist and sports writer at SPORTbible. He graduated from Manchester Metropolitan with a BA in English and Film. He is a football, snooker, and basketball enthusiast and has been published in the Daily Mail, The Guardian, The Set Pieces, Planet Football and the Morning Star. He’s the greatest thing to come out of Essex since Nick Frost.

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