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MISTA IN LA CORU?‘A

30 Jun 2008
Depor's newest acquisition, Miguel Angel Ferrer 'Mista', travelled from Madrid on Saturday and arrived to La Coru?±a on Sunday. The Murcian striker passed the medicals during Monday's morning and he will be presented at the Riazor on this afternoon. He talked about the reasons why he signed for Deportivo.

Richar Moar, the sporting director of Depor, was the one that picked Mista at the airport. The ex-Valencia striker spent the night in a hotel and passed the medicals during Monday's morning (at hospital Modelo). Canaldeportivo.com announced that Mista will be presented at the Riazor during this afternoon.

At the airport, Mista talked with reporters, he explained the main reason why he signed for Deportivo "I am enchanted with this life. I am coming hopeful and trying to feel once again as a football player, I want to return to feel like the person I was a few years ago and especially, to give back to Deportivo all the confidence they have put on me."

The Murcian player continued explaining what he lived at Atl?©tico Madrid "I am willing to play after a year that was tough for me, one in which I wasn't part of the coach's plans. Fortunately, it's part of the past. Now a new door is open, and I hope to be able to do the right things and give back the confidence to the people that has trusted in me."

Mista appointed that a key factor to take the decision of signing for Deportivo was his conversation with coach Miguel ?ngel Lotina a few weeks ago "I talked with him, he explained to me the details of the project and since the first moment he demonstrated to have a huge confidence in me. "

The ex-Atl?©tico striker is also aware the competence inside the squad will be huge "I don't know if I'm going to play or not. I guess the competence inside the squad will be huge and that's a good thing. We all have the same chances and that's a motivation for everybody. I am happy because this represents a challenge for me. Let's hope things will work and specially, that we'll start the things in the right way. This is an idea that I liked, it's a pretty project and I'm enchanted to be on here."

Finally, Mista praised the history of Deportivo and also the players that he will meet at the squad "Deportivo is a great club with great players like Sergio and Valer??n. Let's hope it will aspire to the same goals of recent seasons."

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