UK time is: 03:22:04
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Foxes snap up Moreno

Paulo Sousa has moved for Leicester's fourth signing of the summer with the capture of Vitoria Guimaraes midfielder Moreno.

Moreno, real name Joćo Miguel da Cunha Teixeira, joins the Foxes on a two-year deal believed to be in the region of £330,000.

The 28-year-old was linked with a move to Premier League side Fulham under Roy Hodgson's tenure last season, but has made the switch to the Walkers thanks to the influence of City's Portuguese manager.

'He (Sousa) convinced me to go to England. It was fundamental to speak with him,' Moreno said. 'He has known me for a while.'

According to sources Leicester beat off competition from several other clubs for the defensive midfielder's signature, including Nigel Pearson's Hull City.

Manager Paulo Sousa revealed his delight in securing the services of the player, saying: 'Moreno is a player with a lot of experience at the top level of Portuguese football, and he will give us another dimension.

He is a strong player, and can play as either a defender or in the midfield. I am pleased we have been able to sign him.'

Moreno joins fellow Portuguese star Miguel Vitor at the Walkers Stadium for next season, Sousa's continentinfluence already shining through.

The Leicester manager travelled to his home nation this week to discuss other possible transfers for the Foxes according to reports in Portgual.








Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: JBFox Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 5 2010

Time: 8:34PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Leicester City Articles

Pearson Gives Burnley Injury Update (Wednesday October 1 2014)

Stats: Crystal Palace v Leicester (Saturday September 27 2014)

Shakey - We're Staying Grounded (Wednesday September 24 2014)

Nugent & Drinkwater On United Victory (Tuesday September 23 2014)

Vardy - We'll Always Be A Threat (Tuesday September 23 2014)

Leicester City 5 Manchester United 3 (Sunday September 21 2014)

Stats: Leicester v Manchester United (Sunday September 21 2014)

Archived Leicester City Articles

List All Vital Leicester  Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Crystal Palace 6 2 2 2 0 8
10. WBA 6 2 2 2 0 8
11. Stoke 6 2 2 2 0 8
12. Leicester City 6 2 2 2 -1 8
13. West Ham 6 2 1 3 0 7
14. Liverpool 6 2 1 3 -1 7
15. Everton 6 1 3 2 -2 6

Breaking League News

Report: FC Basel 1-0 Liverpool
» Liverpool : 01/10/2014 22:45:00
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Besiktas.
» Spurs : 01/10/2014 19:47:00
It`s a Fine Line!
» Man Utd : 01/10/2014 19:12:00
Liverpool: FC Basel vs. LFC Team News
» Liverpool : 01/10/2014 18:57:00
Cooking Shows?
» Man Utd : 01/10/2014 17:14:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Palace MotM
Suggested By:  Svens
Schmeichel 34%
Konchesky 0%
Morgan 0%
De Laet 0%
Moore 0%
Drinkwater 33%
Hammond 0%
Cambiasso 0%
Nugent 0%
Ulloa 0%
Vardy 33%
Sub - Mahrez 0%
Sub - Simpson 0%
Sub - James 0%