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Ponzio picked up by Zaragoza

Published: Wednesday 23 July 2003, 15.33CET
Spanish newcomers Real Zaragoza have signed Argentinian international midfield player Leonardo Ponzio.
Published: Wednesday 23 July 2003, 15.33CET

Ponzio picked up by Zaragoza

Spanish newcomers Real Zaragoza have signed Argentinian international midfield player Leonardo Ponzio.
Spanish newcomers Real Zaragoza have signed the Argentinian international midfield player Leonardo Ponzio.

Ambition abroad
The 21-year-old has joined in a €3m transfer from CA Newell's Old Boys and will be unveiled by Zaragoza on Thursday. "I have always wanted to play in such an important league," said Ponzio. "I know I am very young but I think I am ready to play abroad."

Vellisca staying
Meanwhile, Zaragoza veteran Martín Vellisca will extend his contract with the club for one more season. The 36-year-old midfield player had hoped for a two-year deal with the club he joined in 1999/00.

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