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04 Jul 2008
It seems that Ze Castro is near to sign for Deportivo. Newspaper <i>Marca</i> confirms the operation is done, but Depor's officials have said they still negotiating with the Madrilenian club. It has been rumoured the Portuguese defender would come loaned although no details have been revealed.

On Friday sportpaper Marca informed that central defender Z?© Castro (25) was already a Depor player after the Galician club reached an agreement with Atl?©tico Madrid for a loan operation. The paper didn't give more details about the operation.

However, the club's officials told to that no agreement has been reached, although they admitted contacts with the Madrilenian club. According to, Depor is not the only club interested in the Portuguese defender, besides is probable that Depor is trying to include a buyout option in the operation. More news could be known in the next hours.

Z?© Castro arrive to Atl?©tico in a zero-cost transfer from Acad?©mica de Coimbra. The 25-year-old central defender impressed with his performance during the first matches, but later a serious of errors condemned him to the bench.  In the end, he only played eight liga games on the past season.

The career of Z?© Castro:

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