Wolverhampton Wanderers have completed the signing of Belgium international Leander Dendoncker from Anderlecht.

Leander Dendoncker, who can also be utilized as a centre-back, completed his medical on Thursday and has confirmed an initial season-long loan, which will turn into a permanent transfer next summer.

Dendoncker is an outcome of the Anderlecht youth academy and he went on to produce 190 senior appearances for the club. After making his appearance in 2013, he performed on the significant platforms in the form of Champions League and Europa League with Anderlecht. Having earlier won 2 Belgian Super Cups, Dendoncker and Anderlecht claimed the Belgian First Division title in 2016/17.  Last season again, he a very consistent player, playing 42 matches and scoring once in a 3-1 victory over Charleroi in April.

On the international stage, the midfielder made his Belgium debut in 2015 and was a part of the World Cup squad for Belgium this year. He performed exceptionally against England in the group stage and the 3rd place playoff, beating England both times in this summer’s World Cup. He has earned 6 caps for Belgium to date.

Dendocker is now set to play in the Premier League for the first time with Wolves.

Speaking to Wolves TV, Dedoncker said: “A move to the Premier League is a dream for every footballer.”

“My international ­team-mates say it is the biggest league in the world. They told me to come here and that I would ­become a better player ­because playing in the ­Premier League is like playing Champions League every week. I don’t think that is a lie, because I think the best players are here.”

He becomes Nuno Espirito Santo’s 6th signing of the summer transfer window this season after the arrivals of Adama Traore, Rui Patricio, Jonny Castro Otto, Joao Moutinho and Raul Jimenez.

Wolves face Everton in their opening fixture of the Premier League campaign on Saturday.

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