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Barcelona's Nelson Semedo moves to Wolverhampton

Portuguese defender signs 3-year deal with English Premier League club with option to extend it to 2025

Emre Aşıkçı   | 23.09.2020
Barcelona's Nelson Semedo moves to Wolverhampton

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English football club Wolverhampton Wanderers on Wednesday confirmed the signing of Nelson Semedo.

"I’m very excited to be here. It’s a very good team. To play in the Premier League is a dream from me too. So, I’m very excited to begin, to meet my teammates and start training," Semedo. 26, said on the Wolves' website.

"They can expect a modern right-back, who likes to attack. I can bring the team pace, speed. I like to go forward and come back. They can expect a lot of work and a lot of ambition," he added.

Semedo’s contract will keep him at Molineux until June 2023, with an option to extend it to June 2025, the club said in a statement.

Barcelona said on its website that the English side would pay $35 million, plus $11 million more in variables to the Spanish club.

Semedo helped Barca claim two La Liga titles while scoring two goals and 11 assists in 124 games.

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