Day: June 4, 2012

Getafe sign Ángel Lafita from Real ZaragozaGetafe sign Ángel Lafita from Real Zaragoza

La Liga side Getafe announced the transfer of 27-year-old winger Angel Lafita from Real Zaragoza on a free transfer.

Lafita and his former failed to reach an agreement to extend the deal, as Getafe made their move and allured the player for a 4-year-contract.

This is Getafe’s second important summer transfer, the club backed by Emirate owners signed David Abraham from FC Basel on 29 May also on a 4-year-deal.

Zdenek Zeman is Roma’s new managerZdenek Zeman is Roma’s new manager

Zdenek Zeman has been confirmed as the new Roma coach, as the club announced on their official website.

The Czech caught the attention of the Italian giants after an impressive promotion ahead of Pescara to the Serie A this season.

“AS Roma is pleased to announce that Mr Zdenek Zeman has signed a contract with the club to become the head coach of the first team” , said the Giallorossi club in an statement on their official website.

Manchester United to play friendly in South AfricaManchester United to play friendly in South Africa

Manchester United will play an off-season friendly in the company of South African side Ajax Cape Town, as local media reported.

The game will be held at the Cape Town Stadium, this will be first visit for the Red Devils in South African since they formed part of the Vodacom Challenge back in 2008, when they beat Kaizer Chiefs in the final.