Some Wolverhampton Wanderers fans have reacted less than favourably to reports that Tottenham Hotspur have signed their first-team right-back, Matt Doherty.
The Irishman has been one of the most consistent full-backs in the league for the past two years and is now said to be trading Molineux for the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
Miguel Delaney from the Independent reported earlier this week that Spurs were set to pay just £12m upfront for Doherty, with a potential further £4m in add-ons.
TalkSport also reported today that Tottenham have now completed the signing of the Wolves man.
With Doherty having been one of the mainstays in the Wolves defence during their promotion efforts in League One and the Championship, as well as their quest for European football last season in the Premier League, some fans have been left unhappy by the news.
The Irish full-back made 302 appearances and scored 28 goals in his 10 seasons at the club (Wikipedia).
Here’s how some Wolves fans reacted:
Shocking decision if true what’s going on with our club??? Already got a waffer thin sqaud
— Sam Green (@Greener099Sam) August 27, 2020
Squad is so thin and we have just sold one of our best players, hope uncle Jorge will make up for this
— Jack Crockford (@CrockfordJack) August 27, 2020
Mendes involvement at the heart of this. Mourinho (his client) gets him for cheap and no doubt hes already involved in Docs replacement. Im a wolves fan but something smells a bit funny about it all to me
— Elliot Ward (@Ejlward88) August 27, 2020
As a Wolves fan, it’s a bit weird. If the fee was £25- £30M okayish with that, if £15M it’s up coming short. Great team player, better going forward not the best defensively. You would presume somebody is lined up or a different role for another player.
— Miguel (@Hollim1968) August 27, 2020
He’s still on holiday so he hasn’t had a medical or anything yet so don’t see how this is possible
— mia (@mia33172828) August 27, 2020
We over price Traore and Jimenez out of market but then we give away Doherty for peanuts good logic
— TrashCan (@TrashCan010) August 27, 2020
We sold Costa cav and Douglas and everyone was shocked but this is a double shock… Gotta trust the process I guess
— Mrw1975 (@Mrw19752) August 27, 2020
If true, gutted, but best of luck to him. One of Mick’s best signings and a dream of a career for Matt D. ??
— Playground Twist1877 /\_/\ (@PlaygroundTwis1) August 27, 2020
So sorry to see him go. What a fantastic success story. Thanks Matt.
— Chris Hayes (@cbjhayes) August 27, 2020
Wow, ridiculous decision
— Tommy Turner (@TommyT0903) August 27, 2020
Don’t do this to us @TalkingWolves not yet ????
— ShayTimeBreaking (@ShayTimeBreakin) August 27, 2020
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