Ebbsfleet United sign young England international Louie Moulden on loan from Premier Division Wolves for the rest of the season

A highly rated young England international goalkeeper has joined Ebbsfleet on loan from Premier Division Wolves – and given the No.1 shirt.

Louie Moulden progressed through the Academy systems at Liverpool and Manchester City before signing a two-year deal at Molineux this summer.

Dennis Kutrieb, director of Ebbsfleet. Photo: Chris Davey

The 20-year-old gained valuable experience while on loan with National League side North Gloucester City and has played on the Premier League bench nine times for Wolves this season, as well as playing for them in the trophy EFL.

He helps fill the void left by loanee goalkeeper Josh Gould who returned to Championship club Swansea earlier this month, who had left Chris Haigh as the fleet’s only senior goalkeeper, before the loan arrived from Moulden for the remainder of the campaign to be announced on deadline day. .

“His distribution is excellent,” Wolves technical director Scott Sellars said of Moulden’s potential this summer.

“He’s great with his feet, he’s a very good stopper and he has a good pedigree, having been at Liverpool and Man City as a kid and playing for England on many levels.”

He played at all levels for England up to the Under-19s and featured in the European Under-17 Championships.

While at City, Moulden played for the club’s Under-18 and Under-23 sides – playing games for the latter in 2020/21 as they won the Premier League 2 Under-19 title. 23 years.

Ebbsfleet visits National League South rivals Dartford on Tuesday.

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