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UPDATED 06:11 31st August 2016

Portuguese-born winger Ivan Cavaleiro joined Wolves from AS Monaco in August, 2016, for an undisclosed fee.

Cavaleiro committed himself to Wolves on a five-year-contract with the option for a further year.

At just 22-years-of-age, the attacker arrived at Molineux with Primeira Liga, La Liga, Europa League and Champions League experience, as well as an extensive number of appearances for the Portuguese national team across the various age categories.

Having joined Benfica in 2007, Cavaleiro is a product of the Primeira Liga side’s youth system, making his senior debut for the club in October 2013 against Olympiacos in the Champions League.

Prior to his involvement with the first team, the winger impressed with Benfica B in the Portuguese LigaPro, scoring 22 goals in 56 appearances.

Cavaleiro spent the 2014/15 season on loan with La Liga side, Deportivo La Coruña, making 34 appearances during the campaign and scoring on his debut for the club.

The talented wideman joined AS Monaco in June 2015 where he made 17 appearances and netted on two occasions.


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