OFFICIAL: Espanyol Sign Mallorca Defender Felipe Mattioni

The right-back will join the Spanish side on a five-year deal...
Espanyol have signed Mallorca right-back Felipe Mattioni on a five-year deal.

He received offers from several Spanish clubs including Barcelona, but the 21-year-old Brazilian chose to join Espanyol.

A statement on the club's official website confirmed the move.

"Felipe Mattioni has committed to Espanyol for the next five seasons. The agreement will be fully valid on Wednesday after passing the corresponding exam.

"He will then be moved to our stadium where he will be presented as a new player."

Mattioni played one season in Italy for Milan, featuring in one match for the Rossoneri, before being loaned out to Mallorca. He played 21 matches and scored one goal for the side.

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