'It's a shame': Club director claims his youngster is joining Wolves

A general view of the Steve Bull stand at Molineux ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Tottenham Hotspur at Molineux on March 6, 2011 in...

Den Bosch defender Justin Hubner is set to join PSV's Nigel Lonwijk by arriving at Premier League challengers Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Nuno Esprito Santo manger of Wolverhampton Wanderers celebrates after the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Wolverhampton at Hillsborough on December 15, 2017 in...

Wolverhampton Wanderers are set to complete the signing of youngster Justin Hubner, according to Voetbal International, with Den Bosch rueing the departure of their most promising talent.

It has been a quiet transfer window so far at Molineux but, while they are unlikely to dominate any headlines, two highly-rated Dutch defenders are expected to arrive at the Black Country before the end of January.

PSV Eindhoven starlet Nigel Lonwijk has seemingly confirmed in his Instagram bio that a move to Wolves is pending.

 

And Den Bosch have now all-but confirmed that Hubner is set to follow in Lonwijk’s footsteps.

"We cannot compete with clubs such as Wolverhampton," the second-tier club's technical director Bert Ruijsch lamented, while trying unconvincingly to point out the positives.

“It is a shame to see such a talent leave, but on the other hand it is also a compliment for FC Den Bosch's youth academy.”

Wolves fans cheer their team on during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Tottenham Hotspur at Molineux on November 3, 2018 in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom.

Like fellow teenager Lonwijk, Hubner is expected to play for Wolves’ reserve side for the time being, though Nuno Espirito Santo has been more than happy to give youth a chance this season.

Meritan Shabani, Bruno Jordao, Pedro Neto, Owen Otasowie and Oskar Burr have all made their first-team debuts in recent months, while former England Futsal star Max Kilman has stepped up to the plate when required.

The impending arrival of Hubner is yet another sign that Wolves are building a bright future at Molineux.

A general view of Molineux before the Capital One Cup First Round match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Newport County at Molineux on August 11, 2015 in Wolverhampton, England.

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