The official website for European football

Espanyol clinch Ibarra deal

Published: Friday 6 August 2004, 17.28CET
RCD Espanyol have signed Hugo Ibarra on a two-year contract from UEFA Champions League winners FC Porto.

UEFA.com features

European football mourns Pertti Alaja
  • European football mourns Pertti Alaja
  • Pride for WU19 final referee Tsiareshka
  • Northern Ireland giving people chance to get Back in the Game
  • Dream come true for Skopje kids
  • Young reporters learn the ropes with UEFA’s help at the Women’s EURO
  • Diversity and inclusion message in Skopje
  • Rocchi ready for Skopje date
  • Technical observers at UEFA Women’s EURO 2017
  • Dutch women's football aiming high
  • Healthy lifestyle promoted at Women's EURO 2017
1 of 10
Published: Friday 6 August 2004, 17.28CET

Espanyol clinch Ibarra deal

RCD Espanyol have signed Hugo Ibarra on a two-year contract from UEFA Champions League winners FC Porto.
RCD Espanyol have signed Hugo Ibarra from UEFA Champions League winners FC Porto.

Monaco spell
The Argentinian right-back, who was on loan at Porto's Champions League final opponents AS Monaco FC last season, has agreed a two-year deal. The 30-year-old made ten Champions League appearances for the principality team and scored his only goal of the campaign in the semi-final against Chelsea FC.

Argentinian connection
The former Club Colón and CA Boca Juniors player will join countrymen Maximiliano Rodríguez and Mauricio Pochettino at the Barcelona-based club. Indeed, Pochettino played a key role in the transfer. "He always told me good things about the club, so I'm delighted to have signed for them," Ibarra said.

Last updated: 06/08/04 18.47CET

Related information

Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/memberassociations/news/newsid=213679.html#espanyol+clinch+ibarra+deal