Raul Jimenez Signs New Four-Year Contract at Wolves

Adam Aladay
Jimenez has been excellent for Wolves
Jimenez has been excellent for Wolves / Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images

Wolves striker Raul Jimenez has committed his long-term future to the club by signing a new deal which will run until the summer of 2024.

Jimenez enjoyed an excellent 2019/20 season, finishing the campaign with 27 goals and ten assists in 55 appearances in all competitions, and he was named Player of the Season at the club.

The 29-year-old has made an equally bright start this term, bagging twice in his first three Premier League games.

Wolves have now taken to their official website to confirm that Jimenez has been rewarded for his efforts by putting pen to paper on a new long-term deal with the club.

Speaking after the news had been confirmed, Jimenez told the club's website: “I am delighted to be here and to be at this great club. Since I was a little boy, I just wanted to play, I wanted to enjoy it, live it, and that’s why I am here for.

“They give me all the confidence and the opportunity to be an important guy at the front, and that’s what I was looking for when I arrived into Europe, and I’m very happy to continue at this club.

“It didn’t take much persuading! It was easy for me to say yes because since the beginning, this is what I was looking for. The last two seasons we have given very good performances, so I knew this club has something special and I’m part of a big family here.

“I think Wolves are getting the best out of me, and I’m giving Wolves my best football, but they are giving the best to me too.”

Jimenez's new contract comes just days after captain Conor Coady committed his future to the club as well by penning a new five-year deal.

Jimenez joins Coady in signing a new deal
Jimenez joins Coady in signing a new deal / Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images

The Mexican made the switch to Molineux initially on loan in the summer of 2018, but the move was made permanent the following summer for around £30m. Jimenez has been Wolves' leading goalscorer in their last two seasons, and is now regarded as one of the finest strikers in the Premier League.

The new contract is nothing short of what he deserves. Not only lethal in front of goal, Jimenez is also a tireless worker, acting as the first line of the press when out of possession.