Real Madrid recommended Wolves move for Jesus Vallejo

Real Madrid defender Jesus Vallejo has confirmed it was the club that encouraged him to join Premier League side Wolves on loan.

Vallejo signed on a season long deal with Nuno Santo's side, after being told his was surplus to requirements at Real Madrid this summer, following the signing of Eder Militao from Porto.

However the Spanish U21 international has confirmed he was happy to leave, and is enjoying life in the Premier League, in an exclusive interview with Diario AS.

"I had offers this summer, both loans and permanent moves.

"But I wanted to make this move and experience this club and the Premier League.

"I spoke with Jonny Castro and Adama Traore (both ex La Liga) before I came.

"I also spoke with Real Madrid, and the club encouraged me to come to Wolves, as I would continue to develop as a player.

"Wolves played a role in the move, and I was excited by the project.

"Nuno called me and explained what my role would be, and it was Wolves wanted me more than other clubs.

Vallejo has made three Europa League appearances for the West Midlands, but just one in the Premier League so far this season.

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