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Nuno Valente opts for Everton

Published: Sunday 28 August 2005, 19.52CET
Everton FC have bolstered their squad ahead of their UEFA Cup campaign with the acquisition of FC Porto defender Nuno Valente for €2.2m.
 
 
Published: Sunday 28 August 2005, 19.52CET

Nuno Valente opts for Everton

Everton FC have bolstered their squad ahead of their UEFA Cup campaign with the acquisition of FC Porto defender Nuno Valente for €2.2m.

Everton FC have bolstered their squad ahead of their first UEFA Cup campaign for 26 years with the acquisition of FC Porto defender Nuno Valente for €2.2m.

Injury problems
The Portuguese international left-back has signed a three-year contract with the Merseyside club, who have lost both Gary Naysmith and Alessandro Pistone to injury.

Ambitious club
Nuno Valente, who has 18 national-team caps, was part of Porto's victorious UEFA Champions League side in 2003/04. "I am happy to be here and I am coming to a club with a lot of ambition," said the 30-year-old.

 
Last updated: 29/08/05 12.00CET

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