Portuguese goalkeeper Rui Patricio is closing in on a move away from Wolverhampton Wanderers after three years at Molineux.
Patricio a Wolves stalwart since promotion
Patricio joined Wolves on a free transfer ahead of their return to the Premier League in 2018 after cancelling his Sporting Lisbon contract in the wake of a training ground altercation with fans (via BBC Sport).
He has gone to rack up 127 appearances for the Midlands club, conceding 151 goals and keeping 37 clean sheets (via Transfermarkt). He has 97 Portugal caps to his name and will link up with former Chelsea, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho at the Stadio Olimpico.
According to transfer journalist Fabrizio Romano, Wolves already have a replacement lined up in the form of Olympiacos ‘keeper Jose Sa.
Fan feed Talking Wolves relayed Sky Sport Italy’s claim, and here’s what these fans made of it.
Wolves fans react as Patricio nears exit door
“Wow we’re up to episode 21 in the soap opera, only 22 episodes yipeeee”
“Think we’ve seen the best of him”
“The city of Wolverhampton will be 23% less handsome in total if this happens”
In other news, many Wolves fans were buzzing as this news emerged.
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