Wolverhampton Wanderers talent Pedro Neto has signed a new contract with the club. The Portuguese joined Wolves in 2019 after stints with Braga and Lazio.
Pedro Neto Signs New Contract
Wolves Winger Tied Down Until 2027
Winger Pedro Neto has signed a new long term deal with Wolves. The new contract will keep him at the club until 2027.
Neto joined Wolves in the summer of 2019. Since joining the club, Neto has been regarded as one of the top talents in Europe.
The 21-year-old has played 83 times for the West Midlands club and also scored on his Portugal debut back in 2020 in a 7-0 thrashing against Andorra.
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Neto suffered a serious knee injury in April 2020 in a Premier League match against Fulham. This injury would keep the winger sidelined for ten months.
The former Braga player made his return to the Molineux last month in a 2-1 victory against Leicester City.
Wolves technical director Scott Sellars spoke to wolves.co.uk about Neto’s injury. He said: “It was difficult for him, he had a setback along the way, but as Pedro always does, he got his head down and worked hard with a smile on his face.
“He’s committed to being the best he can be and that shows with how quickly he’s got back into his groove, but we think there’s a lot more to come.
“We spoke a lot about missing Pedro, so to see him back fit and happy, that’s the most important thing. There’s no pressure from us to be the player he was straight away – it’s going to take some time.
“He’s been out for a long time, but we’ve got no doubt he’ll be back to the Pedro we know, whether that’s towards the end of the season or the start of the next one, there’s no rush, we just want to make sure he has minutes and is developing.”
Neto’s New Contract
Sellars is delighted that Neto has committed his future to the club, he added: “It’s great news for the football club and Pedro.
“It’s a deserved reward for him. He’s returned from injury and put in a lot of hard work to get back.
“Pedro came as a young player with a lot of potential and quickly proved the club had signed a top young talent. He’s fulfilled that potential, become a full international, and an established Premier League player.
“It’s a no-brainer for the club to retain its talent and hopefully it was a no-brainer for Pedro to stay longer and work hard in an environment he’s comfortable and happy in. Pedro deserves it and we’re really happy.”
Neto will look to end the season strong with Wolves as the Premier League enters the final run-in of matches.