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"I can help Sporting"

By Jornal Sporting
14 Nov, 2015

Bruno César highlights Alvalade improvements in recent years

The offensive midfielder Bruno César, who has so far this season representing Estoril, was officially announced as a Sporting player this week. César will start training immediately, however can only start in official competition for Sporting as of January 2016.

Having spent spells with São Paulo, Palmeira and Grémio at youth level, the 27-year-old Brazilian made a name for himself with Santo André and Corinthians, before moving to Portugal for a fist time in 2011/12, scoring 13 goals in 44 games for Benfica. Half-way through the following campaign, Bruno César moved to Saudi Arabia to represent Al-Ahli Jeddah and was also loaned to Palmeiras. In 2015/16, the offensively midfielder has already featured 11 times for Estoril.

Sharing his first words as a Sporting player, the South American proved satisfied with the move: "My objective when I arrived at Estoril was to have a good season so I could move to a big club in Europe. Thankfully I can carry on here in Portugal, in a great team that I already know. I wasn't expecting it to happen to soon, but I am really happy and I can help Sporting. I played against Sporting when I was with Benfica and now with Estoril. The team is totally different now to what it was two or three years ago, with some great players and having such a good coach is really important. He (Jesus) already worked with me in Benfica and he taught me a lot."