Brazilian attacking midfielder joins Floriana

Floriana secured the services of Brazilian attacking midfielder Leozinho. The thirty-one year old signed a one year contract with the club.

After starting his career with Sport Club do Recipe, Leozinho played for Vasco da Gama and Treze before moving to Europe to join Olympiakos in Greece and later played for Eintracht Braunschweig in Germany, OFI Crete, Apollon Pontou, Panserraikos, AEL Kalloni, Iraklis Thessaloniki and AE Larissa in Greece, and Denizlispor in Turkey.

Meanwhile Italian midfielder Maurizio Vella and Argentinean striker Ignacio Varela will be staying with the club after agreeing new deals. Maurizio Vella renews for two seasons whilst Varela renews for next season with an option to extend for another season at the end of next season.