The official website for European football

Porto make move for Mexico defender Reyes

Published: Monday 17 December 2012, 22.02CET
Round of 16 contenders FC Porto have confirmed the acquisition of Mexican international Diego Reyes, although the 20-year-old defender will not join the Dragons until the summer.
Porto make move for Mexico defender Reyes
Diego Reyes (right) keeps a close eye on Neymar during the 2012 Olympic gold medal match ©Getty Images
Published: Monday 17 December 2012, 22.02CET

Porto make move for Mexico defender Reyes

Round of 16 contenders FC Porto have confirmed the acquisition of Mexican international Diego Reyes, although the 20-year-old defender will not join the Dragons until the summer.

FC Porto have announced the signing of Diego Reyes for an undisclosed fee from Mexican outfit Club de Futbol América, where the defender will remain until the summer.

The 20-year-old has agreed a contract until 2018 with the Dragons, who will discover their UEFA Champions League round of 16 opponents when the draw is made in Nyon on Thursday.

Capped three times by Mexico, all in the 2011 Copa América, Reyes helped his club finish fourth in the 2012/13 Torneo Apertura and was a member of the national Under-23 side which won gold at the London Olympics.

Last updated: 17/12/12 22.11CET

Related information

Member associations
Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid=1907959.html#porto+make+move+mexico+defender+reyes

UEFA.com features

Who exactly are Zorya Luhansk?
  • Who exactly are Zorya Luhansk?
  • Handy on the wing: Europe's footballing birds
  • Pick of the 2016 WU19 EURO photos
  • Watch Netherlands beat Spain in 2014 final
  • France's Griezmann on 2010 Under-19 triumph
  • The rise of Leicester and England's Jamie Vardy
  • Manchester City signing İlkay Gündoğan in profile
  • EURO cult heroes: 2012 – Jordi Alba
  • Camille Abily introduces champions Lyon
  • EURO history makers: 2012 - Andrés Iniesta
1 of 10