Report: Wolves beat Championship rivals to re-sign Mike Williamson, medical imminent

Wolverhampton Wanderers have reportedly beaten the likes of Sheffield Wednesday to sign Newcastle defender Mike Williamson.

According to Sky Sports, Newcastle defender Mike Williamson is on the verge of joining Wolverhampton Wanderers in £250,000 deal.

Wolves have already snapped up Polish international winger Michal Zyro this month, and after selling Benik Afobe to Bournemouth, Kenny Jackett's men are moving to sign Cardiff City forward Joe Mason in a £3m deal according to the Express & Star.

However, Jackett is also searching for defensive reinforcements, and appears poised to bring Newcastle man Mike Williamson back to Molineux.

The 32-year-old centre back has fallen down the pecking order at Newcastle this season, and spent time on loan at Wolves earlier in the campaign, before being recalled by the Magpies.

Now, Sky Sports report that Williamson has agreed an 18-month deal with Wolves, after they reached a £250,000 deal with Newcastle to sign the defender permanently.

It's stated that Williamson will have a medical with Wolves on Thursday, giving Jackett a boost by adding an experienced figure to his youthful backline, which contains the likes of Dominic Iorfa, Kortney Hause and Ethan Ebanks-Landell.

The report also claims that Sheffield Wednesday had an interest in signing Williamson this month, but Wolves have seemingly seen off their Championship rivals to re-sign Williamson.

Will Williamson be a good signing for Wolves?

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