Ignacio Varela joins Sliema Wanderers

Sliema Wanderers signed Argentinean striker Ignacio Lucas Varela on loan from Floriana.

The twenty-eight year old played for Ferro Carril Oeste, Colegiales, Sarmiento, Justo José de Urquiza, Sacachispas and Deportivo Morón in Argentina, Llaneros F.C. in Colombia, Derthona F.B.C in Italy and NK Istra 1961 in Croatia before moving to Malta in summer 2016 to join Floriana.

Varela is set to replace Brazilian Jefferson de Assis who joined Nadur Youngsters on loan.