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Torricelli wins Spanish break

Published: Monday 27 January 2003, 19.06CET
Former Italian international Moreno Torricelli will spend the rest of the season with RCD Espanyol.

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Published: Monday 27 January 2003, 19.06CET

Torricelli wins Spanish break

Former Italian international Moreno Torricelli will spend the rest of the season with RCD Espanyol.

Former Italian international defender Moreno Torricelli has earned a contract with Spanish side RCD Espanyol after impressing on trial with the Catalan club.

Clemente approval
The 33-year-old, a free agent since leaving the disbanded AC Fiorentina last summer, is to sign a contract that will keep him at Montjuic for the rest of the season. The two parties have agreed a deal that will go through tomorrow subject to a medical. Ex-Juventus FC favourite Torricelli, who can play on either flank, won over coach Javier Clemente during a week's trial.

Angel wait
Meanwhile, Espanyol are still in talks with UD Las Palmas over the transfer of the second division club's Spanish Under-21 international full-back Angel López. The Barcelona side's other signing of the winter transfer window, goalkeeper Toni Jiménez, made his debut in Sunday's 3-1 Primera División victory over RC Deportivo La Coruña.

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