Mike Williamson is set to join Wolves on an initial one month loan on Thursday.

Sky Sports’ man in the north east, Keith Downie, says that his sources tell him the deal is now going through.

Whilst the local press in the West Midlands (Express and Star) also say that they understand the loan arrangement will be finalised tomorrow (Thursday).

The defender hasn’t played a single minute of Premier League football this season and has even lost his place on the bench to Jamaal Lascelles now.

With Fabricio Coloccini having his one match ban overturned earlier today by The FA, it has removed the last obstacle to Mike Williamson being allowed to move and get some regular football.

At this point, the player’s final Premier League match was the win over West Ham on the final day of last season, though before that his previous eight starts were the team’s history making run of eight defeats in a row.

Wolves are facing an injury crisis and this week manager Kenny Jackett said there was an urgent need to bring in at least one defender on loan.

Kortney Hause and Ethan Ebanks-Landell are both injured and Dominic Iorfa is also a doubt for the weekend.

Wolves have lost their last three matches and if Mike Williamson signs then he is almost certain to be thrown straight into a crucial West Midlands derby against rivals Birmingham City on Saturday.

Recent months have seen both Shola Ameobi and Sammy Ameobi almost join Wolves.

Sammy chose Cardiff ahead of Wolves for his one year loan arrangement.

Whilst Wolves were just one of a handful of Championship clubs where Shola Ameobi had trials at with out agreeing a deal, before Bolton signed him on a pay as you play deal last week.