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Porto pounce to sign Mendes

Published: Wednesday 2 July 2003, 19.02CET
Portuguese champions FC Porto have signed midfield player Pedro Mendes from Vitória Guimarães.

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Published: Wednesday 2 July 2003, 19.02CET

Porto pounce to sign Mendes

Portuguese champions FC Porto have signed midfield player Pedro Mendes from Vitória Guimarães.
Portuguese champions FC Porto have signed Pedro Mendes from Vitória Guimarães.

Player swap
The Portugal international midfield player has joined in a €500,000 deal which also sees Porto players Júnior and Bruno Alves move on loan to Guimarães next season.

Successful season
Mendes, who has put pen to paper on a four-year contract, said: "This is a dream come true." The 24-year-old enjoyed his most successful season in 2002/03. As well as helping Guimarães to fifth place in the Super Liga, he won his first international caps against Scotland and Italy.

Last updated: 02/07/03 15.03CET

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