Obtaining an option to buy Wolves loanee Austin Samuels will allow Aberdeen to become ‘really invested’ in the forward, says manager Stephen Glass.

The striker has joined the Scottish Premiership club on a season-long loan deal but Dons hold the option to have him permanently at the end of the season. Aberdeen pushed Wolves to put the agreement into the loan deal and were successful in their efforts. Samuels has already made himself a ‘popular’ member of Glass’ changing room.

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Samuels could move permanently. (Photo by Jack Thomas – WWFC/Wolves via Getty Images)

And the Aberdeen boss can’t wait to watch him develop: “It was part of the negotiation, it’s something we wanted. You want as many of the loans to be really invested as you can, so they have something here at the end of it. So there is a chance, if we see fit and if Austin likes it as well, then it could suit both of us.

“We are excited about what he could bring us. He settled right in and is a popular boy who is good in the group. Austin is enjoying being up here.

“He is in at a great club with people who will look after him and a lot of good teammates that are looking out for him too. We are excited to have him with us.”

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