Date:Wednesday June 28 2006
Southampton have today announced their first summer signing will be midfield playmaker Marcelo Sarmiento who joins on a season long loan deal from Club Atletico Racing de Cordoba. He also made 13 appearances for Argentinos Juniors last season whilst on loan.
The midfielder has been described as a playmaker and will be a welcome addition to a flagging Southampton midfield. The player, who turns 27 next month, passed a medical this morning and he will be unveiled at a press conference at the club this morning. He has Italian dual nationality so will avoid any work permit complications.
The signing of Sarmiento comes as the latest in a long line of transfers from South America. Fans will no doubt be hoping that Sarmiento is a success on the south coast and does not go the same way as fellow South Americans Agustin Delgado and Fredrico Arias who failed to make an impact at St Marys.
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JRod & Schneiderlin Going No Where (Wednesday July 30 2014)
Southampton Confirm Chambers Move (Monday July 28 2014)
Wenger Confirms Chambers Capture? (Monday July 28 2014)
Southampton Confirm Lovren Departure (Monday July 28 2014)
Chambers Set For Arsenal? (Saturday July 26 2014)
Koeman Happy With Bournemouth Showing (Saturday July 26 2014)
Bournemouth 0-1 Southampton (Saturday July 26 2014)
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