Wolverhampton Wanderers have completed the signing of young goalkeeper Louie Moulden.
The 19-year-old has agreed a two-year deal at Molineux, and will officially join on July 1st after the expiry of his contract at Manchester City.
He becomes the club’s second signing of the summer after defender Yerson Mosquera joined last week from Atletico Nacional.
Moulden secures his move to the Black Country following a trial with the club earlier this year.
He played for James Collins’ U23 side against Leeds United back in February.
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Wolves technical director Scott Sellars said of the starlet (Wolves official): “When he was here on trial, he really impressed. We knew from his performance in the match that there was a deal to be done, and we just needed the right moment to do it.
“He showed great quality; his distribution is excellent, he’s great with his feet, he’s a very strong shot-stopper, and he’s got a good pedigree, having been at Liverpool and Man City as a kid and playing for England at several levels.
Moulden – an England youth international – is described by the Manchester City website as being a ‘commanding’ goalkeeper.
Today’s news was tweeted out by the @WolvesAcademy Twitter account.
It is therefore safe to assume he will not be a part of Bruno Lage’s first-team squad.
Hopefully the youngster can make a solid impression within the academy.
Rui Patricio could be leaving Wolves, and John Ruddy turns 35 in a few months.
It is therefore an ideal time for the likes of Moulden, Andreas Sondergaard and Matija Sarkic to be catching the eye.