Argentine midfielder Guinazu signs Vasco deal
Rio de Janeiro, July 24 (IANS): Brazilian football giant Vasco da Gama has signed Argentine midfielder Pablo Guinazu on a one-year contract, the Rio de Janeiro club confirmed.
Guinazu completed a medical at Vasco’s Sao Januario headquarters Tuesday, just four days after rescinding his contract with Paraguay’s Libertad, reports Xinhua.
Financial details of the deal were not revealed but the 34-year-old will be tied to the club until July 2015.
“In 18 years as a player and 12 as a coach, I have never met anybody in football as professional as Guinazu,” Vasco coach Dorival Junior said Tuesday. “I hope that his time at Vasco is a happy one.”
The holding midfielder began his career with Argentine club Newell’s Old Boys in 1996 and has won 16 caps for Argentina since his international debut in 2003.