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 By PA Sport
Aug 24, 2014

Silvestre Varela joins West Brom

West Bromwich Albion have continued the overhaul of their squad by signing Porto winger Silvestre Varela on loan.

- Evans: Irvine's West Brom echo Hodgson

Varela, 29, has joined for the season to become Albion's 10th new recruit this summer.

Baggies head coach Alan Irvine told the club's official website: "Silvestre is a vastly-experienced player, both with Porto and his national team [Portugal], and I'm delighted we've managed to secure his services.

"He's got pace and power, gets his fair share of goals and is also a creator of chances for others. He's a fantastic addition to our squad.''

Varela played for his country at this summer's World Cup in Brazil, coming off the bench to score in their group game against United States, which ended in a 2-2 draw.

The right-sided player has won 26 caps in total for Portugal and netted five international goals.

Varela came through Sporting Lisbon's youth system and had spells on loan at Casa Pia, Vitoria Setubal and Recreativo Huelva.

He made a permanent move from Sporting to Estrela Amadora in the summer of 2008 before sealing a switch the following year to Porto.

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