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DIEGO COLOTTO PRESENTED

05 Sep 2008
Diego Colotto, Depor’s latest signing, was presented on Friday at the Riazor. The Argentinean central defender expressed his happiness for his arrival to La Coru?a. For the moment, he will be the only player training at Abegondo during the weekend, this in order to gain the pace as soon as possible.

The squad is enjoying of a small period of vacations, but on Friday there was some activity at the Riazor due the presentation of Diego Colotto, the last signing of Deportivo. The Argentinean central defender was introduced to the public tough only 100 fans were at the stadium. The player jumped to the grass wearing his new shirt and later attended to the press room. He was joined by president Augusto C?sar Lendoiro.

Lendoiro was the first one that talked, he revealed some details about the operation ?After a lot of contacts on the phone, we are now having the satisfaction of been presenting Colotto as Depor’s newest player. In the beginning it’s for four years and with a buyout option of €25 million. I wish him a happy career on here, this is a city in which nobody is a stranger, nobody is a forester, especially for an Argentinean, because the links between Galicia and Argentina are very big.? 

Later it was Colotto who had a few words about his signing for Deportivo ?I am happy with this opportunity, the installations are of first level and I hope to be able to yield in order to correspond to the people that have trusted in me. The important thing now is to find the pace of the competition, it’s different and I hope to adapt quickly.?

It was informed that Colotto will work at Abegondo during Saturday and Sunday at 10h30, this in order to start preparing his adaptation to the squad. Since the rest of the team is on vacations, he will be supervised by Depor’s physical trainer, Jos? ?ngel Franganillo.

A video of the presentation (Riazor.org) can be watched on here


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