Rodrigo Gomes Joins Wolverhampton Wanderers From SC Braga

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    Rodrigo Gomes has reportedly completed a move to Wolverhampton Wanderers from SC Braga on a five-year deal.

    According to transfer guru Fabrizio Romano, Gomes’ move to the Molineux side is for a fee of €15 million.

    Reports indicate that Rodrigo Gomes is due to have a medical later this week before officially signing a long-term contract with Wolverhampton Wanderers.

    The Portuguese winger spent last season on loan at Estoril, scoring 9 goals and providing 8 assists in 36 appearances across all competitions.

    Wolverhampton Wanderers Made Quick Moves In Order To Sign Rodrigo Gomes

    Atletico Madrid had in the past been linked with Gomes but Wolverhampton Wanderers were hasty in making moves to secure the attacker’s signature.

    The 21-year-old previously functioned primarily as a right-back, but in recent times he has been utilized as a right-winger and left-winger.

    Rodrigo Gomes Market Value

    Rodrigo Gomes’ market value is €12 million and he is a player with massive prospects.

    Gomes’ Personal Information And Achievements

    Gomes was born on July 7, 2003, and he has won just 1 trophy thus far in his young career – the Portuguese Cup with SC Braga in 2021.

    Rodrigo Gomes Youth Career At Club And International Level

    Rodrigo Gomes developed through the ranks of clubs like Palmeiras and SC Braga, where he featured for the Under 15, 17, and 23 sides before earning the step up to the senior team in January 2022.

    The versatile player has represented Portugal at youth levels, playing for the Under 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 and 21 sides, however, he is yet to be called up to the national team.

    Gomes’ Career Appearances

    Gomes has made 87 club appearances thus far in his career, scoring 11 goals and providing 10 assists in all competitions.

    Rodrigo Gomes With Estoril In The 2023/24 Season

    Meanwhile, Rodrigo Gomes impressive displays for Estoril in Liga Portugal were helpful to the side keeping their place in the top flight, as they ended the season 13th on the log with 33 points from 34 matches.

    Gomes last netted for Estoril on May 5, 2024, in their 3-2 loss to Farense, with the Portuguese scoring the second goal for his side in the affair which ultimately proved insufficient.

    Gomes’ Salary And Career Earnings

    Reports indicate that Rodrigo Gomes earns about €2,800 per week at Estoril, but it is believed that his career earnings thus far is about €150,000.

    His salary is expected to increase when he finally joins Wolverhampton Wanderers, given the financial status of Premier League clubs and their capacity to pay huge wages.

    Wolverhampton Wanderers And Their Inclination Towards Portuguese Players

    Wolves are known for signing Portuguese players, and Gomes will be the latest name in their long list of players acquired from the European nation.

    Rui Patricio, Ruben Neves, Joao Moutinho, Nelson Semedo, Miranda, Vitinha, Podence, Pedro Neto, and Fabrizio Silva are Portuguese players that have in the past been signed by Wolverhampton Wanderers.

    Wolves have also previously been tutored by a tactician from Portugal, Nuno Espirito Santo, who currently manages Nottingham Forest.

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