Report: Ghana international Phil Ofosu-Ayeh completing medical at Wolverhampton Wanderers

A general view of the Stan Cullis statue before the match - Molineux

The Eintracht Braunschweig defender now looks certain to sign for Wolves and become Nuno Espirito Santo's first signing.

Molineux - general view

Wolverhampton Wanderers could well be announcing a new signing in the shape of Eintracht Braunschweig defender Phil Ofosu-Ayeh very soon, with the Ghana international having a medical with the club this week, as reported by GhanaSoccerNet.

The 25-year-old is available on a free transfer after rejecting a new contract with the German Bundesliga II side, and now seems certain to become new manager Nuno Espirito Santo's first signing in charge of Wolves.

Wolves players during the penalty shoot out

The reasoning behind Ofosu-Ayeh's refusal to sign on with Eintracht Braunschweig is down to a fall out with manager Torsten Lieberknecht, as reported by GhanaSoccerNet, and their loss seems to be Wolves' gain, with the Championship side seemingly bolstering their defence.

Quite what it means for other defenders at Wolves remains to be seen, as super agent Jorge Mendes is now in charge of the club's transfer policy, which is the prime reason why Paul Lambert's future was in serious doubt before his removal as manager very recently, as reported by the Telegraph

Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Paul Lambert

Ofosu-Ayeh was an outstanding performer for Braunschweig this season, scoring and assisting once in 17 appearances in all competitions, and the right back - who can also play right midfield or centre back - is German born, although he chose to represent Ghana on the international stage.

Wolves had an indifferent campaign last season and finished 15th, seven points above the relegation zone, and 22 points off the play-offs. Their fans will be hoping for a better season with Santo at the helm. 

FC Porto coach Nuno Espirito Santo before the match

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