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Betis bet on Fernández

Published: Friday 23 August 2002, 19.11CET
Real Madrid CF midfield player Fernando Fernández has joined Real Betis Balompié.

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Published: Friday 23 August 2002, 19.11CET

Betis bet on Fernández

Real Madrid CF midfield player Fernando Fernández has joined Real Betis Balompié.

Real Madrid CF midfield player Fernando Fernández has joined Real Betis Balompié in a €3m deal that will keep him at the club for six years.

No place in Madrid squad
The 23-year-old scored 15 goals in 32 appearances while on loan with Real Valladolid last season, but even that was not enough to win him a place in the Madrid squad.

'Joy and satisfaction'
"It is a real joy and a satisfaction to have joined Betis," Fernández said today on Betis 'official website. "I had other offers, but Betis' was the best and I had no doubts in deciding."

Last updated: 23/08/02 19.17CET

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