The official website for European football

Atlético swoop for Tenerife goalkeeper

Published: Wednesday 14 August 2002, 13.25CET
Club Atlético de Madrid have signed goalkeeper Sergio Aragoneses Almeida.

UEFA.com features

European football backs diversity, inclusion and accessibility
  • European football backs diversity, inclusion and accessibility
  • Monaco memories - UEFA Direct 171 out now
  • Luís Figo joins UEFA as Football Advisor
  • UEFA launches anti-doping reporting platform
  • UEFA & FARE network unite to promote inclusion, diversity and accessibility
  • #EqualGame focus at London sports business summit
  • 2017 UEFA Grassroots Awards winners unveiled
  • Grassroots gold goes to Northern Irish club
  • ‘Football gives you freedom’: Hungarian blind footballer stars in UEFA’s #EqualGame campaign
  • Keeping competitive balance - Aleksander Čeferin
1 of 10
Published: Wednesday 14 August 2002, 13.25CET

Atlético swoop for Tenerife goalkeeper

Club Atlético de Madrid have signed goalkeeper Sergio Aragoneses Almeida.

Club Atlético de Madrid have announced the signing of goalkeeper Sergio Aragones Almeida from second division club CD Tenerife.

Three-year contract
The 25-year old has signed a three-year contract with an option for a one-year extension. Aspart of the deal Yugoslavian midfield player Veljko Paunovic will move to Tenerife who will also receive €1.8m.

Buy-back clause
It is likely that Aragones will continue to play at Tenerife during the coming season before moving to Atlético, who also will be able to buy Paunovic back at the end of the season if they so desire.

Last updated: 14/08/02 14.26CET

Related information

Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/memberassociations/news/newsid=30144.html#atletico+swoop+tenerife+goalkeeper