Strict Standards: Redefining already defined constructor for class Object in /home/mysierra/public_html/sl_portal/site/cake/libs/object.php on line 54

Strict Standards: Non-static method Configure::getInstance() should not be called statically in /home/mysierra/public_html/sl_portal/site/cake/bootstrap.php on line 38
Andre Santos: Flamengo sign Brazilian from Arsenal - News in Sierra Leone
Andre Santos: Flamengo sign Brazilian from Arsenal
Published On : 2013-07-21 05:33:20
<< Back to previous
   

Arsenal have sold left-back Andre Santos to Brazilian side Flamengo. The 30-year-old joined the Gunners from Turkish side Fenerbahce in a £6.2m move in August 2011 but struggled to establish himself in the side.

 

He went back to his native Brazil to join Gremio on loan in January 2013 following Arsenal's signing of left-back Nacho Monreal from Malaga.

 

 

Santos, who was on loan at Flamengo during the 2005-06 season, has now joined the club on a permanent basis.

 

 

A statement on Arsenal's website said: "Everybody at Arsenal would like to thank Andre for his contribution to the club and we wish him well for his future career."

 

 

Santos was hampered by a knee injury in December 2011 during his first season with the Gunners.

 

He made 33 appearances for the club and scored three goals, before joining Flamengo for an undisclosed fee.

 

BBC: Sport

 
 
Sierra Leone in football brawl as SLFA struggles to restore credibility
 
Leones Stars Coach Saga, another setback for Football in Sierra Leone
 
Fifa banned former Salone captain and others for life
 
Caf calls off qualifier between Kenya and Sierra Leone
 
FIFA reinforce support of Sierra Leone's Johansen despite criminal probe into her activities
 
WAFU Cup:Nigeria beat Sierra Leone 2-0