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Sporting seal Silva switch

Published: Friday 27 July 2007, 21.43CET
Sporting Clube de Portugal have signed Brazilian right-back Pedro Silva from SC Corinthians for an undisclosed fee, with the defender promising to score goals.

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Published: Friday 27 July 2007, 21.43CET

Sporting seal Silva switch

Sporting Clube de Portugal have signed Brazilian right-back Pedro Silva from SC Corinthians for an undisclosed fee, with the defender promising to score goals.

Sporting Clube de Portugal have signed Brazilian right-back Pedro Silva from SC Corinthians for an undisclosed fee.

Previous experience
"I was expecting to stay at Corinthians until the end of my contract but when I heard about Sporting's interest I could not wait to come here," said the 26-year-old, who previously played in the Liga for A. Académica de Coimbra in 2005/06. "I'll do my best to help the team, and will even be looking to score a few goals. I can play at full-back on either side, or even on the wing." The Lions will compete in the UEFA Champions League group stage this season after finishing second in Portugal last term.

Last updated: 29/07/07 12.45CET

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