Transfer news

Barreto heads to Palermo

August 31, 2011

Paraguay international Edgar Barreto has confirmed he has joined Palermo from Atalanta.

Barreto, 27, announced via Twitter that he has penned a four-year contract with the Sicilian club.

The midfielder said: ''I am a new Palermo player... I signed at midday (Paraguay time). Atalanta, thank you for these past two years!''

Barreto joins compatriot Daniel Martinez at Palermo. The South American joined Atalanta from Reggina in 2009 and made a total of 33 appearances in his two-year spell with the Bergamaschi.