Donovan Wilson impresses in front of Wolves director during scouting mission

Nuno Espirito Santo, Manager of Wolverhampton Wanderers celebrates his team's victory after the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Selhurst Park on...

Premier League newcomers Wolverhampton Wanderers sent Donovan Wilson out on loan to FC Jumilla during the summer transfer window.

Donovan Wilson of Wolverhampton Wanderers during the Premier League 2 game between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Aston Villa at New Bucks Head Stadium on October 16, 2017 in Telford, England.

Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Chinese owners have the funds to sign most players in world football right now. But that does not mean they have forgotten about the young talent bubbling beneath the surface at the Premier League newcomers.

Wolves agreed a partnership with Spanish third tier side FC Jumilla in August and, as a result, nine of their best and brightest are currently on loan at the Estadio Municipal de la Hoya.


According to Birmingham Mail, Wolves director Sky Sun travelled to Spain this weekend to watch Jumilla in action against Almeria. And he would have been impressed in particular by one of Wolves’ fresh-faced talents.

Donovan Wilson was the match winner, after all. The 21-year-old forward scored the only goal of the game for Jumilla, converting in clinical fashion with a clever flick over the Almeria goalkeeper.

Tom Lockyer of Bristol Rovers pulls back Donovan Wilson of Wolverhampton Wanderers and is sent off during the Carabao Cup tie between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Bristol Rovers  at...

It was the sort of instinctive finish that Wilson made his habit in Wolves’ U23s, for whom he scored six times in 11 Premier League 2 games last season.

Portuguese starlet Boubacar Hanne and Swiss midfielder Ming-Yang Yang both started in Murcia this weekend, alongside defenders Ryan Leak (below) and Aaron Simpson.

Josh Eppiah of Leicester City in action with Ryan Leak of Wolverhampton Wanderers  during the Premier League Cup Quarter Final tie between Leicester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers at...

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