Bruno Alves has penned a two-year deal at Ibrox
The 35-year-old Portuguese defender has penned a two-year deal at Ibrox, the club announced today.
Alves has won the league with Porto, Zenit Saint Petersburg and Fenerbahce – and says rediscovering that winning feeling was crucial.
He said: “I have this feeling and this desire to win and I think to move here will bring this back to me and to my career.
“I want to be a champion again. This is one of the best feelings that I have in my career and the last time I was a champion at a club was in Fenerbahce. I want to have this feeling again.
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“I think I come here for the right reasons and I think that I can bring this back to the club.”
Alves has played at Ibrox before having been part of the Porto side that lost 3-2 in the Champions League group stages in 2005.
He added: “For me it was a very good experience and this also made me come here, to receive the affection and the support of the fans.
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“All the people that come here they will never forget about what they see and what they experienced. It’s a fantastic environment.”
Alves has 89 caps for Portugal and is part of their squad for the Confederations Cup in Russia.
Express Sport exclusively broke the story on May 6 that Cagliari defender Alves was Gers boss Pedro Caixinha’s top target.