Richard Stearman confirms his desire to sign for Wolverhampton Wanderers

A general view of the Billy Wright statue before the match - Molineux

Wolverhampton Wanderers defender Richard Stearman is currently on loan from Fulham.

Richard Stearman has suggested in the Express and Star that he wants to stay at Wolverhampton Wanderers beyond this season.

Stearman is currently on loan at Wolves from Fulham, and his temporary deal is due to expire at the end of the season.

The centre-back is set to return to Fulham as things stand, but Stearman has made no secret of his desire to stay at Molineux.

“That would be great [to reach 300 appearances],” Stearman said. “I am playing now to try and extend my stay at Wolves. It has almost become like a trial period for me now.

“I have got to prove myself every day in training and if I get a chance, make sure I take it and show I deserve a place at this club. I have done it 250-odd times already and I want to continue to add to that.

“All I can do is play with my heart on my sleeve, play well, and do the most that I can to try and get a new deal – we will see.”

Aston Villa’s Ross McCormack in action with Wolves’ Richard Stearman

Stearman is currently in his second spell at Wolves, and he remains a fans’ favourite at Molineux.

The 29-year-old has been dropped from Wolves’ team recently, though - with his form dipping.

Paul Lambert took Stearman out of Wolves’ side for nine matches, but he came back for the Midlands side’s game against Leeds United last weekend.

Wolves managed to keep a clean-sheet in a 1-0 victory at Elland Road, and Stearman is now expected to keep his place for the rest of the season.

Wolves are next in action on Saturday, when they take on Blackburn Rovers.

Wolverhampton Wanderers' Richard Stearman celebrates after the game

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