Date: 9th July 2018 at 7:00am
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On Saturday Wolverhampton Wanderers announced that goalkeeper Will Norris had signed a new contract at extension at the club.

The 24-year-old stopper has signed a new three-year deal keeping him at the Molineux until the summer of 2021 and even though he was limited to one Championship showing as we stormed to the title in 2017/18, he played in all six of our Cup games, keeping five clean sheets as his stock continued to rise.

In those clean sheets were matches against Southampton, Manchester City and Swansea City.

Speaking to the Official Website as he penned his new contract, he explained.

“It’s nice to have the club show so much faith in me and it’s really pleasing to sort my future out so early on. It reinforces the confidence the football club have in me, it’s a huge compliment. It’s been a fantastic year for the football club, I’d have loved to have played a bigger part than I did but the part I did play, I am extremely happy with. It was a positive year for everyone involved.”

Despite the fact the former Cambridge United goalkeeper has only got seven appearances to his name so far in our shirt, fans were more than happy with the news of his extension and a number felt that the best step for his development would now be a loan move out back to the Championship level at best to get him more game time and bring him on further.

With a strong goalkeeping department following the capture of Portuguese international Rui Patricio, for me that suggestion makes all the sense in the world.

As for our opening pre-season friendly of the summer, we faced Neuchatel Xamax shortly after landing in the western Alps for an eight-day stay and training camp.

We played out a 1-1 draw with Kortney Hause levelling after an early penalty for the hosts. At the time of writing, details are extremely sparse but more should be with us later today.