Thursday, December 20, 2012

New York Red Bulls Sign Juninho Pernambucano

Interesting transfer news are out claiming that New York Red Bulls have signed Juninho Pernambucano from Brazilian side Vasco da Gama.

Capped nearly 50 times by Brazil, the 37 year old spent eight years in France with Lyon during a period in which he played under current Red Bulls’ global sporting director Gerard Houllier and won seven league titles.

Speaking to the club’s official website, sporting director Andy Roxburgh said: “Juninho is a world-class player who our global sporting director, Gerard Houllier, and I have known and admired for many years.

“Aside from being a top dead-ball specialist and a tremendous talent, Juninho is a fantastic professional both on and off the field. He is in great physical shape and we think he can make a positive impact for us in 2013.”

Moses Francis

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