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Levante capture Celestini

Published: Wednesday 18 August 2004, 19.10CET
Primera División newcomers Levante UD have signed former Swiss international Fabio Celestini on loan.

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Published: Wednesday 18 August 2004, 19.10CET

Levante capture Celestini

Primera División newcomers Levante UD have signed former Swiss international Fabio Celestini on loan.
Primera División newcomers Levante UD have signed former Swiss international Fabio Celestini on a one-year loan from French side Olympique de Marseille.

Anigo arrival
The 28-year-old midfield player joined Marseille in 2002. His first-team opportunities were reduced after José Anigo replaced Alain Perrin as coach last January, though he did appear as a substitute in May's UEFA Cup final defeat by Valencia CF. Celestini was capped 31 times by Switzerland before retiring from international football following UEFA EURO 2004™.

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