The contract with Wolves will be until June 2023, with the option of extending it for another two seasons.

Trained at Sintrense, from where he moved to Benfica in 2012/13, when he was on loan at Fátima, Semedo made his debut in the Eagles main team in 2015/16, transferring to FC Barcelona in 2017 / 18.

Semedo told the Wolves’ website: “I chose Wolves because it’s a very good team that plays very good football.

“Last year they did a very good season and it’s a very important team in England, in also Europe. I hope this year we can do very good things.

“Coach Nuno is a very good coach. He did very good things here in Wolves, and in other teams too. For sure I’m going to learn a lot from him.”

At Wolverhampton, coached by Nuno Espírito Santo, Nelson Semedo will meet fellow countrymen Rui Patrício, Rúben Vinagre, Rúben Neves, João Moutinho, Vítor Ferreira, Pedro Neto, Daniel Podence and Fábio Silva.