Wolves fans react to news of Ruben Dias’ release clause

According to Record, Benfica central defender Ruben Dias will only depart the club this summer if his release clause of €66m (£59m) is triggered, which has left many fans over at Molineux wanting to see the Wolves hierarchy splash out on the Portuguese star after he was linked last week.

Dias only made his Benfica senior debut two years ago when he started in their 2-1 defeat to Boavista in September 2017 and has gone on to make 85 appearances for the Primeira Liga champions. In the space of just five years he has risen from the Portugal Under-16 squad to become a regular for the senior side where he won the UEFA Nations League earlier this summer.

Many of the Wolves fanbase flocked to Twitter to share their thoughts on the latest update – with a number of fans wanting the club to sign the 22-year-old. One supporter questioned how serious the club are about adding quality to the squad which was echoed by another fan who said if they can bid £40m for other targets then an extra £20m must surely be considered for a player of Dias’ stature.

One even called on Jorge Mendes to help them out, hinting that their “uncle” could possibly sweeten a deal. Here’s a look at what Wolves fans have been saying about potentially swooping for Dias on Twitter…

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