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Javi Fuego arrival fires up Villarreal

The 34-year-old has signed a two-and-a-half year deal.

Villarreal have signed veteran midfielder Javi Fuego from Espanyol.

The 34-year-old, who has made 20 appearances this season, has signed a two-and-a-half year deal with the Yellow Submarine.

Fuego, who arrived at Espanyol from Valencia in 2016, has accumulated more than 200 LaLiga appearances in his career and joins a side currently riding high at fifth in the division – just one point below Real Madrid.

A statement on Villarreal’s website said: “The midfielder will bring experience, power and quality to the core of the Submarine.”

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