Wanderers sign Spaniard Llorente

Western Sydney has signed former Spanish youth internationalRaúl Llorente, for the 2017/18 A-League season.

Llorente, who can play as a fullback or winger, joins the club from Greek side, Platanias.

The 31-year-old came up through the ranks of Atletico Madrid’s youth academy and made 92 appearances for Atletico Madrid B and 60 appearances for Spanish side Deportivo, before short stints at Spanish sides Xerez and CD Tenerife, being moving to Greece.

“I’m so excited to be here, I want to say thank you to all the people from the club. It’s a big change but it’s something special for me,” Llorente told the Wanderers’ website..

“I’m a player that works hard, I try to play 100% not only in games but also training. I want to win everything but we must take it step by step and game by game.”

He is the Wanderers’ third Spanish signing of the off-season, joining Alvaro Cejudo and striker Oriol Riera.

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