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07 Sep 2017
Costel Pantilimon completed the medical on Wednesday, the goalkeeper told to reporters that he is ready to play and that his compatriot Andone was among the reasons why he decided to sign for Deportivo.

The last signing of the summer window, Costel Pantilimon, completed the medicals on Wednesday and will join the trainings on Thursday. The Romanian talked to reporters before and explained how he lived his arrival to Depor.

Since it was an unexpected move, he was concentrated with Romania when he was informed about the interest of the Galicians, and it turned out that his compatriot Florin Andone, helped him to accept the offer, “Everything was fast, but Andone was decisive to have me here.” He said

“He told me that he was happy here and that I it would be the same for me, because this is a great club and a great city. After six years in England a change will be good to me and I’m wishing to see how football is played on here.” The keeper added.

Pantilimon also said that he is ready to play on Sunday if the coach needs him, “I’m ready to play, but that’s the decision of the coach. I am wishing to meet him and learn my role at the team. I understand that the goal is well covered. My goal is to play the largest number of matches that’s possible.”



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