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Wolves signing Matheus Nunes reveals Sunderland family link

Matheus Nunes admits signing for Wolves means a homecoming for his family.

The former Sporting CP midfielder has revealed he has English family roots.

He said, "My stepdad is actually from Sunderland, so I learned English with him since I was a little kid, and in school as well, school taught me a lot, and I learned from engaging, and when you learn as a kid, it's much easier."

Nunes was impressed by Wolves after facing them in preseason.

“They were all good, for sure. They were fantastic and talked a lot of good stuff, and I could tell they had a lot of quality as well, because I've seen them on the TV, but in person it's different, and I'm just happy to be here with them.

“We had been talking about this [move] before, but it happened really quick, but I'm prepared, I'm ready, and if I could, I'll play already tomorrow. I want to play for the fans, I want to make the most of it, to enjoy myself, and just help the club."

On manager Bruno Lage, he also told the club's website: “I wanted to know what the mister expects from me, and it's good to know he has a lot of expectations on me, that he believes in me, and that gives me the will to work hard and prove that he's right as well.

“I just want to help the club achieve the goals and try to reach as high as we can in the table, make the most points we can, and win as many games as we can."



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