DEAL DONE! Norwich sign defender on three-and-a-half-year deal

first_imgNorwich have announced the signing of Portuguese right-back Ivo Pinto from Dinamo Zagreb.The 26-year-old has joined for an undisclosed fee on a three-and-a-half-year deal.Pinto came through the Porto youth system, before having spells at Rio Ave and Romanian club CFR Cluj ahead of his move to Zagreb in July 2013.The defender, who won the Croatian league title in 2014 and 2015, brings with him experience of Champions League football this season, having played for Dinamo against Arsenal and Bayern Munich.Pinto, whose paperwork was being processed on Friday, hopes to be able to help Norwich secure their place in the Barclays Premier League for another season.“I’ve worked hard to arrive in the best league in the world, so this move means a lot to me,” he told Norwich City TV.“English football is very fast and very intense for the whole game. That matches me well because my best qualities as a player are being fast and intense too.“I want to improve as a player, and as a person. This is a fantastic country and I want to learn as much as I can from its footballing culture.“I’m very excited to come here and play for a big club in the Premier League, now I’m looking forward to starting work to help the team achieve their goals.”Norwich manager Alex Neil believes Pinto will add depth to his squad, who are six points above the relegation zone and host Manchester City in the FA Cup on Saturday.“He’s a Portuguese Under-21 international and at only 26 has his best years ahead of him. He is an athletic and good defender and will bring us options at the back,” said Neil. Ivo Pinto 1last_img read more

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GAA NEWS: URRIS CLUB LAUNCHES A BUY A BLOCK FUNDRAISER FOR NEW CLUB HOUSE

first_imgGAA Bingo- Every Thursday Evening In St Marys Hall Clonmany at 9.00pm Everyone Welcome.Match & Win for 11/7/2013 No’s Drawn 3,15,16,18 No Jackpot Winner Next Weeks Jackpot Is €1,940.00, €15 Consolation Winners Were Kathleen & Brigid c/o Bingo, Natasha Mulhern Cloontagh, John Canny Dunaff, Sally McDonald Clonmany, Michael Bradley. IORRAS GAA CLUB DEVELOPMENT DRAW – Tickets are now on sale at €5 a ticket or 3 tickets for €10 great prizes to be won.BUY A BLOCK – Urris GAA Club are running a BUY A BLOCK Fundraiser Drive for the Development of the New Club House. Individuals can contribute €10 towards buying a block, and they will be then have their name framed on the club wall along with all contributors we would be grateful if you would consider supporting this fund raising drive. Contact Rose Kelly for further information 0877770639. DONEGAL V MONAGHAN – Ticket orders for the Ulster Football final between Donegal and Monaghan on Sunday July 21st. Please contact John Friel on 0860523550 to book your ticket. The club will also be running a bus to this game.FACEBOOK – Find us on Facebook CLG Iorras/Urris GAA and keep up to date on all the latest Fixtures Results and Training plus lots of other links and news.WEEK END RESULTS: Seniors Junior A Championship Burt 0-14 v Urris 1-11.Division 4 Reserves League: Burt 1-6 v Urris 1-4.FIXTURES: Minors: Away to Downings Wednesday 17th July at 7.30pm.Ladies Championship: Urris v Red Hughes on Wednesday 17th July at 7.30pm.Club Merchandise – Club Merchandise to buy all year round hats, gear bags, hoodies and jackets something for everyone Contact Donal Kelly 0876461707.Club Website www.urris.gaa.ie.Any items for the notes please send to [email protected] or text to Liz O’Neill on 0863858629 before 9pm on Sunday evening. GAA NEWS: URRIS CLUB LAUNCHES A BUY A BLOCK FUNDRAISER FOR NEW CLUB HOUSE was last modified: July 14th, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:GAA NEWS: URRIS CLUB LAUNCHES A BUY A BLOCK FUNDRAISER FOR NEW CLUB HOUSElast_img read more

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Lazio to ward off Chelsea and Man United by offering superstar double his salary

first_img Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing LIVING THE DREAM Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has been excellent for Lazio. Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade LATEST Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star TOP WORK Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland REVEALED But Lazio have so far refused to entertain the idea of selling the man known as ‘SMS’ for any less than £89million.That price tag has so far prevented a summer move away although Chelsea, Man United, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus all retain an interest in the Serbian.Now Lazio are ready to further strengthen their bargaining position by tying Milinkovic-Savic down to a longer contract.And they are now prepared to offer him a double-your-money deal, which will boost his annual salary to around £2.7million per year. Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti Lazio are ready ward off interest from Chelsea and Manchester United by offering to double Sergej Milinkovic-Savic’s annual salary, according to Corriere di Roma.Both Premier League clubs are among the clubs who want to sign the all-action midfielder, who has emerged as one of the most in-demand players in the world. 1 IN DEMAND Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January moving on three-way race targets Latest Transfer News targets RANKED Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ last_img read more

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