Teams: Crystal Palace, Sampdoria
Palace have signed 28 year old Greek international midfielder Vasilis Lakis on a 1 year deal. Anyone know anything about him?
From official CPFC site.
PALACE SIGN GREEK INTERNATIONAL
Vasilis LakisCrystal Palace Football Club have signed 28-year-old Greek international midfielder Vasilis Lakis on a one-year deal.
"We are delighted to sign a player of Vasilis' quality," said Palace boss Iain Dowie.
"Subject to international clearance he will go straight into the squad for Monday night's game against Fulham."
Lakis was a member of the Greek squad that triumphed at Euro 2004, making two substitute appearances in the tournament. In total Lakis has played 32 times for his country scoring three goals.
The 28-year-old started his career as a defender before switching to right midfield where his pace can be used to run at fullbacks. Lakis started his career at FAS Naoussa before a move to Paniliakos FC midway through 1995/96. In 1998 Lakis moved to AEK Athens and he was an ever present in the teams 2002/03 Champions League campaign.
Vasilis LakisLakis scored 37 league goals in 149 games for AEK before clinching his move to Palace on Wednesday evening.
Last edited by EagleMart; September 29th, 2004 at 18:45.