Liga - Assuncao makes Deportivo move

Deportivo have signed experienced midfielder Paulo Assuncao as the struggling La Liga club look to survive relegation.

Liga - Assuncao makes Deportivo move

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Paulo Assuncao while at Atletico Madrid, up against Steven Gerrard

The 32-year-old Brazilian was a free agent after he left Sao Paulo, and he passed his medical to sign for the remainder of the season, with two additional years on his deal.

Assuncao said on his new club's website: "I'm very pleased, happy and grateful to come to a club as great as Depor and to be given the opportunity to return to Spanish football."

The Brazilian has previously played for Porto, Atletico Madrid and AEK Athens, among his former clubs.

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