Comment and Analysis
The 25-year-old arrives at Sporting Park after stints with clubs including Liverpool and Olympiakos.
Arsenal is closing in on a deal for Polish starlet Krystian Bielik. The 16-year-old is currently at Legia Warsaw after moving from Lech Poznan and is expected to move to the Emirates for 1.6 million pounds.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is readying an audacious 50 million pound bid for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema. Reports in Spain suggest Madrid would be happy to part ways with the Frenchman for a fee in that region.
Real Madrid has confirmed the club will not be making any January signings, paving the way for one of Arsenal, Manchester United or Chelsea to snap up Cruzeiro star Lucas Silva. The fee is believed to be around 13 million pounds.