Wolves complete signing of Belgian ace Leander Dendoncker on loan from Anderlecht

WOLVES have completed the signing of Belgian international Leander Dendoncker on an initial season-long loan from

The 23-year-old completed his medical in the Midlands this morning before finalising his move.

And the Premier League new-boys have the option to turn the deal into a permanent arrangement next summer for £12m.

He becomes Nuno Espirito Santo’s sixth signing of the transfer window and will go straight into the Wolves squad to face Everton on Saturday.

The midfielder has previously been linked with the likes of Manchester United, Chelsea, Everton and West Ham.


Dendoncker, who can also play in defence, helped his country to finish third at the World Cup in Russia last month.

He is a product of Anderlecht’s youth system and made nearly 200 appearances for the club.

The ace has experience of playing in the Champions League and Europa League with the Belgian giants.

Dendoncker, who has six international caps, follows Adama Traore, Rui Patricio, Jonny Castro Otto, Joao Moutinho and Raul Jimenez as new arrivals at Molineux.

Wolves also signed Benik Afobe permanently from Bournemouth following last season’s succesful loan spell but
the striker was sold to Stoke City for £12m within 48 hours.


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