Wolves sign Portuguese keeper on a free transfer

first_imgWolves have completed the signing of Portugal keeper Rui Patricio on a free transfer from Sporting Lisbon.Patricio, 30, has agreed a four-year deal with Nuno Espirito Santo’s side, who will play in the Premier League in the 2018/19 season. Wolves are delighted to confirm @selecaoportugal and @Sporting_CP number one Rui Patricio has joined the club on a four-year deal. #BemVindoRui🐺 pic.twitter.com/tGUQUXQICX— Wolves (@Wolves) June 18, 2018Patricio came through Sporting’s youth system before making his debut in 2006.He leaves Sporting having made 460 appearances, making him second on the Primeira Liga club’s all-time list.Patricio becomes Nuno Espirito Santo’s second summer capture following the signing of Mexico forward Raul Jimenez. Patricio is currently on World Cup duty with Portugal 1 The Black Country club confirmed their delight at the news on their Twitter page: “Wolves are delighted to confirm Portugal and Sporting Lisbon number one Rui Patricio has joined the club on a four-year deal #BemVindoRui.”Patricio has won 70 caps for his country, as well as a winners medal at Euro 2016 where he kept a clean sheet in the final against host nation France.last_img

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