Panathinaikos sign Spanish midfielder Fausto
Panathinaikos have confirmed the signing of a two-year contract with Spanish midfielder Fausto.
On Thursday afternoon, Panathinaikos released this following statement:
“Panathinaikos FC reveals the arrival of 29-year-old Spanish midfielder Fausto Tienza, who has signed a two-year contract.”
Fausto was a free agent.
The Spaniard shared his impressions from joining the Athenian club: “The chance to play for Panathinaikos is a big opportunity for every footballer. Everyone knows what this club has achieved. It’s a great team. I want to help the team achieve its goal by being an important player. I am a classic defensive midfielder, I compete with intensity and balance.”
Fausto has spent the majority of his career in the Segunda Division in his native Spain. Last season, the 29-year-old made 30 appearances for Extremadura in La Liga 2, contributing with two goals and one assist. Fausto progressed through the Valencia academy when making his first steps in football.
Transfermarkt rates his value at 400 thousand euros.