RBNY signs Armando

 

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Harrison, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - Red Bull New York announced Thursday that the club has signed defender Armando, pending a medical and the receipt of his P-1 Visa and International Transfer Certificate.

"Armando provides us with another experienced option at centerback and we are delighted to have agreed to terms with him," said Red Bulls Sporting Director Andy Roxburgh. "He has played at a good level for many years, serving as the captain for Barcelona's B team in the past, and we are excited to bring his leadership and technical qualities to our club."

Armando most recently played for Spanish second division side Cordoba in 2012 following a short stint at Mexico's Veracruz. In 2009, the 29-year-old joined Barcelona's B team, where he amassed a total of 51 appearances over three seasons and captained the side during parts of his tenure.

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