St Mirren have confirmed the season-long loan signing of Wolves midfielder Connor Ronan as manager Jim Goodwin makes a Deadline Day move.

The Irishman hasn’t made a senior appearance for Wolves since 2017 but is highly-rated by the English Premier League club, contracted until 2024. He now moves to the Scottish Premiership for the season to continue playing regularly, his latest club being Swiss side Grasshopper. Goodwin is braced for interest in midfielder Jamie McGrath.

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Ronan has completed a season-long loan move to St Mirren, it has been confirmed by Saints. (Photo By Harry Murphy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

A statement on the Wolves talent reads: “St Mirren Football Club is delighted to announce the signing of Connor Ronan on a season-long loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers subject to international clearance. Connor, who has been capped by Republic of Ireland at U21 level, joined Wolves from Rochdale at the age of 16.

“He made his professional debut under ex-St Mirren midfielder Paul Lambert in December 2016. The 23-year-old midfielder has also had loan spells at Portsmouth, Walsall, Dunajská Streda and Blackpool over the last number of years and spent last season in Switzerland with Grasshopper.

“Connor made 32 appearances for the Swiss side as they won the Swiss Challenge League and promotion to the Super League. Connor now joins Saints from the English Premier League side until the end of the season.”

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