Bani Yas sign striker Larrivey

Bani Yas sign striker Larrivey
2.40 7

Published July 24th, 2015 - 09:26 GMT via SyndiGate.info

Rate Article:

 
PRINT Send Mail
comment (0)
Joaquin Larrivey
Joaquin Larrivey
Follow >
Click here to add Abu Dhabi as an alert
Abu Dhabi
,
Click here to add Adel Fad as an alert
Adel Fad
,
Click here to add Al Jazira as an alert
Al Jazira
,
Click here to add Al Nasr as an alert
Al Nasr
,
Click here to add Al Shabab as an alert
Al Shabab
,
Click here to add Al Wahda as an alert
Al Wahda
,
Click here to add Al Wasl as an alert
Al Wasl
,
Click here to add Arabian Gulf League as an alert
Arabian Gulf League
,
Click here to add Denis Stracqualursi as an alert
Denis Stracqualursi
,
Click here to add English Premier League as an alert
English Premier League
,
Click here to add Joaquin Larrivey as an alert
Joaquin Larrivey
,
Click here to add Jonathan Pitroipa as an alert
Jonathan Pitroipa
,
Click here to add Makhete Diop as an alert
Makhete Diop
,
Click here to add Mark Milligan as an alert
Mark Milligan
,
Click here to add Melbourne as an alert
Melbourne
,
Click here to add Michiel Kramer as an alert
Michiel Kramer
,
Click here to add Mohammad Al Naqbi as an alert
Mohammad Al Naqbi
,
Click here to add Norwich City as an alert
Norwich City
,
Click here to add Park Jong-woo as an alert
Park Jong-woo
,
Click here to add Saif Rashed as an alert
Saif Rashed
,
Click here to add Thamer Mohammad as an alert
Thamer Mohammad
,
Click here to add Thiago Neves as an alert
Thiago Neves
,
Click here to add Twitter as an alert
Twitter

Bani Yas have signed Argentinian striker Joaquin Larrivey from Spanish La Liga side Celta Vigo, the Abu Dhabi club confirmed on their Twitter account on Wednesday.

The 30-year-old has signed a two-year contract, having previously been linked with Al Nasr, Al Wasl and English Premier League outfit Norwich City.

Larrivey, who scored 11 goals in 35 appearances for Celta Vigo last season, is Bani Yas’ second foreign recruit of the summer following midfielder Mark Milligan’s arrival from Melbourne Victory.

They have also signed defender Thamer Mohammad from Al Wasl and goalkeepers Mohammad Al Naqbi and Adel Fadaq from Al Shabab and Al Wahda respectively.

Following the acquisition of Larrivey, Bani Yas now seem set to end their interest in Dutch hitman Michiel Kramer, who plays for Den Haag.

Their other Argentinian striker, Denis Stracqualursi, is expected to leave the club.

Elsewhere, reports in the Arabic press have claimed that Al Dhafra striker Makhete Diop has refused to extend his contract at the club after being unhappy with a huge buyout clause the club had inserted.

As a result, Bani Yas and other Arabian Gulf League clubs are set to pursue him.

Another Abu Dhabi side active in the transfer market are Al Jazira, who are poised to sign Schalke’s Peruvian winger Jefferson Farfan.

The website ESPN.com reported on Wednesday that the 30-year-old would be arriving in the capital on Thursday, having passed a medical.

Meanwhile, the club’s Argentinian midfielder Manuel Lanzini has joined West Ham on a season-long loan.

He is the second foreigner to have departed the club following Jucilei’s move to Shandong Luneng in China.

Burkina Faso winger Jonathan Pitroipa is also expected to head for pastures new.

The club unveiled their four summer signings — Brazilian forward Thiago Neves, South Korean midfielder Park Jong-woo, defender Fares Juma and goalkeeper Saif Rashed — at a press conference last week.

© Al Nisr Publishing LLC 2015. All rights reserved.

Add a new comment

 avatar