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Sasso returns to Wednesday

19 August 2016


Vincent Sasso has re-joined Sheffield Wednesday on a permanent deal from SC Braga for an undisclosed fee, subject to international clearance.

Sasso spent the entire 2015/16 campaign on loan at Hillsborough from the Portuguese outfit.

During his season-long stint with Wednesday, the 25-year-old posted 19 appearances in total and proved a valuable addition to the squad.

The Frenchman went from strength to strength during the 2015/16 season and now provides further competition at the heart of the rearguard.

Sasso will wear shirt number 39 during his time at Hillsborough.

He told swfc.co.uk: “I’m really happy to be back and this is better than a loan move for me.



“I know the staff, the club and all the people working here. This helps a lot because I know exactly where I’m coming into and hopefully I can help the team.

“We went from strength to strength last season, it was really good for the fans and a great experience for all the players.

“In part it was difficult for me because I had a small problem with my knee but now I feel 100%.

“I am much more accustomed to the Championship, especially the physical side of the game. I know when the referee will blow his whistle and when he won’t.

“It is different in Europe and where I have been playing my football. I understand the intensity and I know exactly what to expect. There will be no problem for me.”


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