Portuguese international goalkeeper José Sá completes contract extension with Wolverhampton Wanderers..

2023-10-01 17:02

Portuguese international goalkeeper José Sá completes contract extension with Wolverhampton Wanderers..

Wolverhampton Wanderers announced on its official website on Saturday that the club has completed a contract extension with Portuguese international goalkeeper José Sá.

According to the official statement of the Wolves, José Sá has signed on a long-term four-year deal with the club which will run until the summer of 2027, with an option to extend it for a further year.

After completing the contract extension procedures, Wolverhampton Wanderers' Sporting Director Matt Hobbs said through the club’s official website: “We are delighted that José will be part of the next stage and cycle we will go through. "

"He deserves it. He's a very important player for us and a leader off the pitch and is improving all the time. It's mainly a reward for his hard work but it also shows how important we sees him."

"He can see where the club is going and what we want to do over the next few transfer windows, so he's excited about that too. He's a winner, a guy who takes responsibility. Hopefully we keep moving forward.”

The 30-year-old José Sá was born in Braga, Portugal on January 17, 1993. He is 1.92 meters tall and plays as a goalkeeper.

As a child, José Sá played for the youth academies of both non-league clubs Palmeiras Braga and Merelinese. He joined the Benfica youth academy in January 2011 and moved to the Maritimo youth academy half a year later. In the winter of 2012, he began to play for the Maritimo B team.

The following summer, José Sá was promoted to the first team and made his Maritimo first-team debut in August of the same year.

In January 2016, José Sá moved to Porto for €1.5 million.

During his three-year spell with the played for the Dragons, José Sá led the club to win the Portuguese Primeira Liga once, and also won the Portuguese Second Division once for the Porto B team.

On the 2018 summer transfer window deadline day, José Sá was loaned-out to Olympiakos and soon became the main goalkeeper with his outstanding performances.

In May of the following year, Olympiakos bought out José Sá's ownership rights for €2.5 million.

During his three-year spell at Olympiakos, José Sá led his club to win the Greek Super League twice and the Greek Cup once.

In July 2021, José Sá joined Wolverhampton Wanderers for €8 million.

Last season, José Sá played 39 times for the Premier League club in all competitions, conceding 57 goals and keeping clean sheets 12 times.