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Football: Spain’s Sanchez joins Adelaide United

AFP | Friday, Aug 15, 2014

Pablo Sanchez

SYDNEY - Spanish forward Pablo Sanchez has signed a one-year deal to play in Australia's A-League with Adelaide United, the club said on Friday.

Sanchez, 31, joins the Reds from Deportivo Lugo where he appeared 42 times in the Segunda A last season.

Sanchez is part of a growing Spanish influence at Adelaide United under former Barcelona youth coach Josep Gombau and joins midfielder Isaias Sanchez and forward Sergio Cirio.

"We need a player that can play in front and also defend, a player with experience, especially because the age of our team is so young," Gombau said.

"We are trying to play the Spanish style and to bring a player from another league who doesn't play this style it makes it difficult.

"His previous coach played in the same style so it is easier for Pablo to adapt here."

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