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Melbourne City signs former Portugal U20’s captain

Mon 18 January 2021 | 9:58

Nuno Reis, who formerly captained Portugal at the 2011 FIFA U20 World Cup in Colombia, joins the A-League side on a three-year deal from Bulgarian giants Levski Sofia.

The Portuguese has played for

Cercle Brugge, FC Metz,

and

Panathinaikos

, as well as

Sporting Lisbon

.

Melbourne City’s

football director,

Michael Petrillo

, said:

“We’re thrilled to complete our squad for the 2020/21 season with someone of the calibre of Nuno Reis.

“Nuno is an experienced defender who has played at a very high level in Europe. He will fit perfectly into our style of play with his intelligence, controlled aggression and skill on the ball.

“We have created a squad with competition for every position and will push everyone in the squad to achieve success this season.”

The club’s eighth signing, who joined

Naoki Tsubaki, Ben Garuccio, Andrew Nabbout, Marco Tilio, Matt Sutton, Taras Gomulka,

and

Aiden O’Neil

at

Melbourne City

for the 2020/21 season, showed his excitement over signing for A-League giants,

Reis

Said:

“I’m excited to be joining Melbourne City and being a part of something special here in Australia.

“I have spent my career in Europe and for me, the time was right to accept a new challenge in the A-League. As a professional footballer, the project at Melbourne City is very exciting”


source: SportMob