The official website for European football

Maniche makes Atlético move

Published: Tuesday 29 August 2006, 20.33CET
Portugal's Maniche has joined Club Atlético de Madrid in a €9m switch from FC Dinamo Moskva, having agreed a three-year deal with the Spanish side.

UEFA.com features

Paris' Alushi inspired by Champions League
  • Paris' Alushi inspired by Champions League
  • Guidetti backs Sweden for U21 success
  • Rosengård's Marta speaks from the heart
  • Europe's longest-serving national-team coaches
  • Rohlin still hungry for Linköping success
  • Casillas carrying the torch for his fellow keepers
  • UEFA Europa League talking points
  • UEFA Europa League team of the week
  • Goessling on Wolfsburg-Rosengård, Kessler, Mittag
  • Rosengård's Mittag steeled for Wolfsburg
1 of 10
Published: Tuesday 29 August 2006, 20.33CET

Maniche makes Atlético move

Portugal's Maniche has joined Club Atlético de Madrid in a €9m switch from FC Dinamo Moskva, having agreed a three-year deal with the Spanish side.

Portugal midfielder Maniche has joined Club Atlético de Madrid in a €9m transfer from FC Dinamo Moskva, having agreed a three-year deal with the Spanish side.

Russian switch
Maniche, who spent the second half of last season on loan at Chelsea FC from the Russian club, will become Atlético's ninth summer signing, linking up with international team-mate Costinha who made the same move in May. The 28-year-old played seven matches and scored two goals at this summer's FIFA World Cup, taking his cap count to 38, as Portugal finished fourth. Previously with FC Alverca and SL Benfica, he was part of the FC Porto team that lifted the UEFA Cup and European Champion Clubs' Cup in consecutive campaigns between 2003 and 2004, before going to Moscow last summer.

Last updated: 30/08/06 10.03CET

Related information

Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/memberassociations/news/newsid=450708.html#maniche+makes+atletico+move

  • © 1998-2015 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The UEFA word, the UEFA logo and all marks related to UEFA competitions, are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.