Austin Samuels has become the latest player to leave Wolves on loan.

The young striker has joined Aberdeen in the Scottish Premiership on a season-long deal.

Samuels, 20, joined United at the age of eight, but is yet to make his full debut for the club.

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Having spent last season on loan with Bradford City in League 2, this move represents a step up for Samuels.

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Happy to have him

Dons boss Stephen Glass is confident he is getting an exciting addition in Samuels.

Glass told Aberdeen’s official website: “We are delighted to add Austin to the group.

“He offers great pace, energy and quality in the forward areas and we’re looking forward to seeing him impact the group as soon as possible.

 

“He has a great pedigree being a youth international and coming from a hugely respected club such as Wolves and it’s important to us we have the option to buy at the end as we continue to build the squad.”

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Samuels down striking pecking order

Strikers Rafa Mir and Patrick Cutrone have already left Molineux this summer.

That might have shunted Samuels up the pecking order but that has proved not to be the case.

Aberdeen have an option to buy him and that means we could have seen the last of him in a Wolves shirt.

The Scottish top flight will be a big step up from League 2 and Samuels will have to impress Glass up close to get games in a challenging, physical league.

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