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Diop drops in at debutants Levante

Published: Thursday 19 July 2012, 17.58CET
Levante UD have added Senegalese international Papa Kouli Diop to their squad, the midfielder agreeing a three-year-deal with the Valencia-based club ahead of their first European campaign.
Diop drops in at debutants Levante
Papa Kouli Diop in Liga action for Racing ©Getty Images
 
 
Published: Thursday 19 July 2012, 17.58CET

Diop drops in at debutants Levante

Levante UD have added Senegalese international Papa Kouli Diop to their squad, the midfielder agreeing a three-year-deal with the Valencia-based club ahead of their first European campaign.

Levante UD have continued to strengthen ahead of their debut European campaign with the signing of Senegalese international midfielder Papa Kouli Diop from Real Racing Club.

The 26-year-old, who arrives on a free transfer, has penned a three-year contract with Juan Ignacio Martínez's side, joining goalkeeper Keylor Navas, midfielders Pedro Ríos and Míchel and forward Ángel Rodríguez on the club's list of summer acquisitions.

He arrived in Europe to play for Stade Rennais FC in 2006 and went on to enjoy spells at Tours FC and Club Gimnàstic de Tarragona before moving to Racing, where he scored twice in 76 Liga appearances over the past three seasons.

Levante enter the UEFA Europa League at the play-off stage following their club-best finish of sixth in the 2011/12 Liga.

Last updated: 19/07/12 18.00CET

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