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Fiorentina sign 'Tank' to boost armoury

August 24, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Fiorentina have bolstered their attacking options ahead of the new Serie A season by signing Velez Sarsfield striker Santiago Silva.

Nicknamed 'Tank' because of his imposing physique, Silva scored seven goals in 13 goals for Velez last season to help fire the club to Argentina's Clausura title.

His strike rate caught the eye of Fiorentina's South American scouts and La Viola moved quickly to secure the services of the 30-year-old journeyman, who has now changed ...

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