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Duo boost Osasuna forward line

Published: Tuesday 19 June 2007, 16.03CET
CA Osasuna have confirmed the signings of CG Tarragona forward Javier Portillo and Switzerland striker Xavier Margairaz from FC Zürich.

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Published: Tuesday 19 June 2007, 16.03CET

Duo boost Osasuna forward line

CA Osasuna have confirmed the signings of CG Tarragona forward Javier Portillo and Switzerland striker Xavier Margairaz from FC Zürich.

CA Osasuna have confirmed the signings of CG Tarragona forward Javier Portillo and Switzerland striker Xavier Margairaz from FC Zürich.

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Portillo, a former Real Madrid CF prodigy, said: "I have been very happy at Tarragona and would have liked to stay if they'd remained in the first division, but it wasn't to be and I think the fans will understand the reason for my departure, which is the best for me and the club." The 25-year-old has signed a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee. Margairaz, 23, has agreed a three-season stay having won the Swiss championship for two campaigns running.

Last updated: 19/06/07 16.34CET

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