Nelson Semedo: Premier League club Wolves announce signing of embattled Barcelona star

Nelson Semedo: Premier League club Wolves announce signing of embattled Barcelona star

- Nelson Semedo earlier confirmed his departure from Catalan club Barcelona

- Premier League club Wolves have announced the signing of the Portuguese international

- Semedo joins the England outfit on a three-year deal

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Nelson Semedo has officially joined English Premier League club Wolves as he becomes the third Barcelona star that have been sold by new manager Ronald Koeman.

The Portuguese defender who joined the Spanish club earlier announced his departure after spending three years with the Camp Nou outfit.

He has officially signed for Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Premier League and the transfer fee is believed to be £35million to become the ninth Portuguese player to join ever play at the club.

Semedo made 124 appearances for the Catalan giants Barcelona since making the move to the Camp Nou in 2017, contributing to 13 goals and winning four trophies.

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He signed a three-year-deal with Wolves to see him play at the club until 2023.

Meanwhile, Luis Suarez could be making a sensational return to the Premier League as well- as London side, West Ham have tabled a surprise bid for the Barcelona striker, reports claim.

The 33-year-old has been told that his services are no longer needed at the Camp Nou following the arrival of new manager Ronald Koeman this summer.

The Dutch manager had a one minute call with Suarez and disclosed to him that he was surplus to requirement with La Blaugrana.

And the Uruguayan striker has been linked with several top clubs in Europe including Juventus and Atletico Madrid. Suarez's intent to join Serie A giants, Juve collapsed despite passing an exam to help him get an Italian passport within the space of three weeks.

Nelson Semedo: Premier League club Wolves announce signing of embattled Barcelona star
Nelson Semedo has been unveiled at Premier League Wolves. Photo Credit: Getty Image
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Reports claim the Premier League side West Ham are on standby if Suarez fails to land a deal with Diego Simeone's side in the next few days.

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Ivan Rakitic and Arturo Vidal are high profile names that have left Barcelona as the massive clear out at the club continues.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Barcelona are reportedly planning to offload most of their players this summer after their disappointing defeat to Bayern Munich.

The Catalans president Josep Maria Bartomeu confirmed the news, adding that just seven players will not be put up for sale.

Captain Lionel Messi, goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Dutch youngster Frenkie De Jong top the list of stars to be retained by the club.

The Camp Nou outfit failed to win any title last campaign after losing the La Liga trophy to rival, Real Madrid. Read

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