Tottenham Hotspur has today confirmed the capture of Wolves defender Matt Doherty.
The 28-year-old has joined Spurs on a four-year deal that will run till 2024. Doherty joined Wolves in July 2010 after he was spotted by Wolves scouts in a preseason game playing for League of Ireland side Bohemians.
The Ireland international made his debut in an FA CUP game against Doncaster Rovers on 8 January 2011 before going ahead to make his premier league Debut against Liverpool in September 2011. while at the Molineux, Doherty was sent out on loan to Scottish Premier League club Hibernia and league one side Burry to further his development in 2012 and it was performances there that convinced Wolves coaches that he deserved a starting berth in the side.
Following the appointment of Dean Saunders as the Wolves manager in January 2013, Doherty was soon promoted to becoming the club’s regular right-back and thus making over 300 appearances for the wolves.
Matt Doherty has now joined Spurs and stated that he was delighted to be joining a big club “I’m very proud to be joining such a big club. The best stadium in the world, probably the best training ground in the world from what I’ve seen,” Doherty told Spurs TV.
Mourinho will be hoping that his new man can help him solve the problems his team has been having at right back.