Brazilian striker Luciano joins La Liga’s Leganes

Rio De Janeiro, Aug 24 (IANS) Corinthians striker Luciano has joined newly-promoted Spanish top-flight club Leganes, the Brazilian outfit said.

According to Corinthians president Roberto de Andrade, the 23-year-old will be tied to the Madrid-based side until the end of 2017, Xinhua news agency reported.

“It’s a done deal. Luciano no longer plays here,” Andrade told the Folha de Sao Paulo newspaper on Tuesday.

Luciano is one of the three players set to leave the six-time Brazilian Serie A Champions.

According to Andrade, Luciano’s strike partner Andre will be sold to Sporting Lisbon while midfielder Bruno Henrique is bound for Italy’s Palermo.

Corinthians are currently third in Brazil’s Serie A championship, three points behind leaders Palmeiras.



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