Chilean midfielder Medel joins Vasco da Gama
RIO DE JANEIRO, July 12 (IANS) Brazilian top flight club announced that Vasco da Gama has completed the signing of Chilean midfielder Gary Medel on a free transfer.
The parties agreed to a deal that will run until December 2024 after Medel completed a medical in Rio de Janeiro on Monday, according to Xinhua.
“I want to thank you [the fans] In a video posted on Vasco’s social media accounts, the 35-year-old said: “
“I hope that I can achieve the positive results that you expect. I know that by being together we will be able to reverse this (difficult) situation,” referring to Vasco’s poor start to the Brazilian league season.
Medel, who has 156 caps for Chile, has been without a club since parting ways with Italy’s Bologna in June.
Vasco is currently 19th in the 20-team Brazilian league standings with just two wins from 14 matches so far this season.