Date: 31st August 2018 at 6:42pm
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Earlier today Wolverhampton Wanderers confirmed that we had secured the signing of highly rated Sadou Diallo and he has already gone into our Under 23 setup under the charge of Rob Edwards.

The 19-year-old midfielder has come through Manchester City’s Academy setup and he did appear for Wolves on Monday evening as we beat Newcastle United 2-0 at Under 23 level, and he will be included in the squad that faces Norwich City today such was the impression he made on our coaching staff.

He has been with City since he was aged 13 and he featured for them in the UEFA Youth League as they made their way to the semi-finals of the competition last season, before ultimately losing out to Barcelona in a nine-goal game (5-4).

He has also been in and around the England Under 19 setup and it’s the perfect opportunity for him to now really kick on and impress as we obviously have a better pathway through for youngsters and our last EFL tie show that Nuno Espirito Santo will give the young lads a shot when he feels they are ready.

As the above reactions show, fans are excited by the deal and are expecting far more from him in the future.

In departing news at youth level, Connor Ronan and Connor Johnson have both left the club on loan spells to help bring their development on.

20-year-old Ronan has made 13 senior appearances for Wolves having made his breakthrough back in the 2016/17 campaign and in the second half of last season he added 17 appearances to his career tally during a loan spell out with Portsmouth.

His first professional goal came in the EFL Trophy last season as we faced Accrington Stanley but the midfielder will be hoping to add to that tally during this four-month spell with local League One side Walsall.

Johnson, also 20-years-old, has been a semi-regular at youth levels for the club but this will be his first taste of professional football after loan spells out at Boreham Wood and Telford previously in his career. He has headed out for the remainder of the 2018/19 campaign.