Hibernians sign Leandro Almeida

Hibernians secured the services of Brazilian central defender Leandro Almeida da Silva.

Thirty-three year old Leandro Almeida started his career with Atletico Mineiro but in 2009 moved to Dynamo Kyiv in Ukraine where he spent three and a half years. He moved back to Brazil in 2013, playing for Coritiba, Palmeiras, Internacional, Figueirense, Londrina, Parana and Guarani.

The Paolites, who had earlier confirmed coach Stefano Sanderra, have so far signed Andre Mallia, Zachary Karl Grech, Rundell Renold Winchester, Shola Haruna Shodiya, Jose Wilkson Teixeira and extended the contracts of Jurgen Degabriele, Gabriel Izquier Artiles and goalkeeper Matthew Calleja Cremona.