Date: 1st August 2006 at 3:12pm
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Mick McCarthy has further swollen Wolves depleted ranks with the addition of midfielder Karl Henry from Stoke City.

Henry, 23, will sign for an initial fee of £100,000 rising to £175,000 based on appearances after impressing Mick McCarthy during Steve Bull’s testimonial on Saturday.

Henry, a local lad and lifelong Wolves fan is said to be ecstatic over the dream transfer.

The move follows the signings of Gary Breen, Jamie Clapham, Gee Finkler and Jay Bothroyd and the arrival of triallists Edrissa Sonko and Alexis Bertin and comes at the end of a frenetic first week in charge for the former Ireland boss