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Werder Bremen signed Mikael Silvestre

Posted on | August 30, 2010 | No Comments

Werder Bremen have announced the signing of veteran defender Mikael Silvestre on a free transfer.

Silvestre started his career at Rennes. After two successfully seasons At Rennes he was transfered by International Milano. The 33 years old defender failed to make an impact at Giuseppe Meazza so he moved to Manchester United at the end of that season.

He spent his best years at United, since 1999 to 2008, playing in 249 games. With Mancester United Silvestre has won almost every club trophy.

He moved to Arsenal at the end of 2008 season being one of theĀ  fewest football players who moved from Manchester United directly to Arsenal. It was known from the beginning that he will be a backup solution at Arsenal so he made only 26 appearances in this 2 years.

The player signed a two year contract with Werder that will end in 2012.

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