Greek star pens Benfica deal
By Fotis Voiniakis
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Greek star Giorgos Karagounis has signed for Benfica.Greek star Giorgias Karagounis has signed for Benfica.
The Internazionale midfielder has penned a three-year deal at The Estadio da Luz.
"I am ready to give my best in order to help my new club," said the 28-year-old.
"I had a little conversation with [Ronald] Koeman, he welcomed me and he told me to prepare myself for the derby of Lisbon against Sporting.
"I am very happy to be a Benfica player."
Benfica are believed to have paid just less than é¼1 million for Karagounis and are also understood to have fended off a late bid from Middlesbrough for his services.