Swansea swoop for Moreira

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Swansea have reached an agreement to sign goalkeeper Jose Moreira from Benfica for an undisclosed fee, subject to a medical.

The Barclays Premier League newboys have been searching for a new goalkeeper since Dorus de Vries chose to leave for Wolves on a free transfer last month.

They had been linked with a move for Poland international Grzegorz Sandomierski but have instead moved for Moreira, who has a solitary Portugal cap to his name.

The 29-year-old has told the Swansea website: "It's my dream to play in the Premier League and I am delighted to get my chance with Swansea City.

"I have been at Benfica for 12 years and, while it will be hard to leave, I need a new challenge in my career.

"I'd like to thank the Benfica supporters, who have been fantastic to me over the years, but I think they will understand my decision."

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