HomeSportsWolves transfer news: Rui Patricio completes Roma move with Olympiakos’ Jose Sa heading to Molineux
Wolves transfer news: Rui Patricio completes Roma move with Olympiakos’ Jose Sa heading to Molineux
July 13, 2021
Goalkeeper Rui Patricio has accomplished his transfer to Roma, with Wolves set to exchange him with Olympiakos’ Jose Sa.
Roma pays Wolves round £10.25m for the 33-year-old, who hyperlinks up with Portuguese compatriot and new Roma boss Jose Mourinho.
Patricio, who had one yr remaining on his contract at Molineux, joined Wolves from Sporting Lisbon in 2018 following their promotion to the Premier League and performed greater than 100 instances for the membership.
Rui Patricio has departed for Roma for an undisclosed price after three years on the membership.
We want all the perfect, Rui.
— Wolves (@Wolves) July 13, 2021
In an announcement, Wolves technical director Scott Sellars mentioned: “We might all prefer to thank Rui for the whole lot he has executed for Wolves in the course of the previous three seasons.
“He has been a part of the perfect years of the membership’s latest historical past, when it comes to the success now we have had, coming to us after we had been newly promoted and serving to the membership to attain two seventh place finishes.
“He is been a incredible servant to the membership, however it’s a incredible alternative for him to expertise a brand new membership in a brand new league, and a great transfer for everyone concerned.
“We actually want him the easiest of luck at Roma.”
New Wolves boss Bruno Lage is ready to maneuver swiftly to exchange Patricio, with the membership near finalising a £6.85m deal for Olympiakos keeper Sa.
The 28-year-old – a former Portugal U21 worldwide – has been with the Greek facet for the previous three seasons, serving to them win the league title in 2020 and 2021.
He began his profession in his homeland with Maritimo, later becoming a member of Porto earlier than transferring to Olympiakos.