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Palermo pick up free agent Cetto

Published: Tuesday 14 June 2011, 23.30CET
Defender Mauro Cetto welcomed the prospect of "new motivations and an ambitious club" after completing his free transfer to US Città di Palermo on a three-year deal.
Palermo pick up free agent Cetto
Mauro Cetto has ended a lengthy spell in France to join Palermo from Toulouse ©Getty Images
Published: Tuesday 14 June 2011, 23.30CET

Palermo pick up free agent Cetto

Defender Mauro Cetto welcomed the prospect of "new motivations and an ambitious club" after completing his free transfer to US Città di Palermo on a three-year deal.

US Città di Palermo have bolstered their ranks ahead of next season's UEFA Europa League campaign by signing 29-year-old free agent Mauro Cetto.

Cetto, who has penned a three-year deal with the Sicilian club, joins following the expiration of his contract at Toulouse FC. "After almost ten years in France I wanted to live a new experience and play in one of the most difficult leagues there is, like Serie A," said the defender.

"I chose a team that did well in past years. Even though I had a fantastic time with Toulouse I need new motivations and an ambitious club. This is why I immediately said yes when Palermo asked me to join them." Palermo, who finished eighth in Serie A last term, will take part in the 2011/12 UEFA Europa League third qualifying round as Coppa Italia runners-up.

Last updated: 17/06/11 16.20CET

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