Wolves confirm signing of Joao Teixeira on season long loan

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Wolves are signing Joao Teixeira.

 

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Wolves have completed their third signing of the post-takeover era, signing Benfica midfielder Joao Teixeira on loan.

The club confirmed the deal on their official twitter feed, shortly after new manager Walter Zenga's press conference.

Teixeira, 22, is a central midfielder who is under contract to Benfica until 2021.

He is yet to make his first team league debut for the club, loaned out to top flight side Vitoria Guimares last season, but he has one Champions League appearance to his name.

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He has made two appearances for Portugal's under-21 side, scoring once.

He follows Helder Costa and Silvio, whose deals were confirmed over the weekend, and shows the club are ramping up their activity ahead of the new season.

The prospect is not to be confused with another Joao Teixeira, released by Liverpool this summer who signed with Porto, who had a previous spell on loan with Brighton and Hove Albion.

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