FC Porto announced, on Tuesday, the return of Sylvester Varela to play for the B team, As I mentioned Misfotibol.
According to the Dragons, the 36-year-old winger has signed for one season and will be part of Antonio Folha’s squad of captains.
This is the return of the Portuguese international to the FC Porto logo in which he played 236 matches (in the main team, i.e. in which he scored 50 goals), between 2009 and 2016, having won three championships, two Portuguese Cups and one European League. According to Dragons, the 36-year-old winger has signed for one season and will be part of Antonio Fulha’s squad captains.
The signing of Silvestre Varela is part of a regular strategy for FC Porto’s structure in recent years: to have senior elements in the secondary team, who, in addition to the sporting side, are references in the dressing room for elements in their early careers. In addition to the previous Belenenses, Nuno Coelho was another target to boost FC Porto. Despite the initial interest, the two sides have parted ways in the past few days and at the moment the defensive/central midfielder continues to train with DSP. keys.
In addition to FC Porto and Belenenses, remember that Varela played for Sporting, Casa Pia, Estrela da Amadora, WBA, Vitória de Setúbal, Recreativo, Parma and Kaiyserispor.