As he did in the previous three seasons, Wellington spent the 2014/15 campaign on loan in Spain - this time with Primera Division club Almeria.
The tricky forward became very popular with the Spanish side’s fans for his inventiveness and ambition going forward.
Wellington Silva Profile
January 06, 1993 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Alcoyano (loan), Levante (loan), Real Murcia (loan), Almeria (loan)
Despite producing match-winning performances Wellington (full name Wellington Alves Da Silva) could not rescue Almeria from relegation, but his impressive individual performances were rewarded with a first call-up to Brazil’s under-21 side in November.
Now possessing a Spanish passport, Wellington is able to play in England and will spend the 2015/16 season on loan at Bolton Wanderers.