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Chelsea sign Mineiro

Posted on | September 25, 2008 | No Comments

Chelsea’s coach Luis Felipe Scolary has strengthened his team with the latest signing of Brazilian player Miniero.Beeing short of defensive midfield players , Scolary decided that Mineiro is that man that his team needs.After former midfield Claude Makelele left the club at the end of last season, and Michael Essien had a serious knee injury, the Chelsea manager found him self in the position of lacking defensive midfielders.



Carlos Luciano da Silva, nicknamed Mineirois 33 years old and was signed as a free agent ,his last team being Hertha Berlin and he has earned currently 24 caps for the Brazilian national team.

Luis Felipe Scolary is very optimistic about the signing of the 33 years old midfield and is confident that Mineiro will prove to be a good replacement in midfield, in fact he commented that Mineiro resembles Makelele in many ways particularly in the playing style.

The results will tell if bringing a 33 years old player on a free transfer to a team like Chelsea is a smart move.



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