Norwich City, Colchester United and Crawley Town players send tweets to Wolverhampton Wanderers captain Danny Batth

Wolves' Danny Batth

Batth, who rose through the ranks at Molineux, signed a new four-year deal with Wolves on Thursday.

Wolves' Danny Batth in action with Nottingham Forest's Chuba Akpom

Players from Norwich City, Colchester United and Crawley Town have sent tweets to Danny Batth after the defender signed a new four-year contract at Wolverhampton Wanderers.

The Wolves skipper's new deal ties him to the club until 2020, and will conclude 20 years of service on completion.

Born in Brierley Hill, West Midlands, Batth has supported the Championship side since childhood and has played 159 times for the first team in total.

After his new deal was announced by Wolves on Thursday, the 26-year-old found himself inundated with tweets from teammates including Dave Edwards, Richard Stearman and Jack Price.

But, such is Batth's reputation within the game, players from other clubs were also quick to pass on their congrats.

Norwich City's Matt Jarvis celebrates scoring their first goal

Norwich winger Matt Jarvis, who played for Wolves for five years until 2012, tweeted:

Queens Park Rangers' Joey Barton (L) and Wolverhampton Wanderers' George Elokobi in action

Another ex-Wolves player, Colchester United's George Elokobi, posted:

And defender Crawley Town's Mark Connolly, who played in the same youth sides as Batth before leaving for Bolton Wanderers, wrote:

Batth previously spent time on loan at Colchester, before spells at Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday.

Sheffield United's Ched Evans (L) in action against Sheffield Wednesday's Danny Batth

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