Rio Ave assures defense Aderllan Santos for two seasons

The 31-year-old Brazilian central defender, who was at the end of his contract with the Saudi club, has now signed a valid contract for the next two seasons with the Vila-Condense emblem, for which he has played 25 times.

“I immediately felt at home since I arrived at Rio Ave. The family atmosphere that we feel motivates us daily to achieve our goals. The entire structure of the club has an exemplary professionalism and dedication and they do everything so that nothing is missing from us ”, said Aderllan Santos, in statements to the Rio Ave website.

The Brazilian also praised “the leadership of the‘ mister ’Carlos Carvalhal experience” to ensure that the team will be prepared for the resumption of the championship.

“We are working hard to give our partners and supporters a lot of joy. The games that remain to end this season will be an opportunity to demonstrate the strong group that we created ”, he stressed.

With the signing of this contract, the defender is permanently back in a Portuguese club, after having represented Trofense and Sporting de Braga, where he left for Valencia, although also counting on passages by the Brazilians of São Paulo and Vitória da Baía , before experience in Saudi football.

Rio Ave continues in fifth place in the championship, with 38 points, and in the resumption of the competition after stopping due to the covid-19 pandemic, it will receive Paços de Ferreira, on June 7, in a game of the 25th round.


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