Friday April 18, 2014 Search
Weather | Athens
17o C
11o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
Sebastian Leto leaves Panathinaikos

Panathinaikos winger Sebastian Leto has left the Greek club by mutual consent after a long battle with injury.

The 26-year-old Argentine, who shone after joining from arch rivals Olympiakos Piraeus in 2009, has not kicked a ball since January 2012 due to a knee problem.

"Panathinaikos announces the termination by mutual consent of its agreement with Sebastian Leto. We hope 'Seba' will return to action as quickly as possible and that he fully recovers from the serious injury problems which have affected him so much personally as well as the team,» a club statement said on Tuesday.

"His talent, his contribution to the team, his passion and the bond he formed with the fans has earned him a special place in the history and the heart of the club."

Leto was in peak form when he broke down last season and his absence ultimately cost the Greens the title as they finished runners-up to Olympiakos having led the table for the first half of the season.

Leto, who had a stint with Liverpool from 2007-09 but barely played, was one of Panathinaikos' highest earners and the new ownership were keen to get the player off their limited wage bill.

The former Lanus forward scored 23 goals in 64 matches for the Greens, including the winning goal in their 2010 Cup final triumph over Aris.

[Reuters]

ekathimerini.com , Tuesday Jan 22, 2013 (17:23)  
Former Red Bourousis wrecks Olympiakos´s hopes for a break
Greek soccer turns fishier than ever
Greens within a whisker of upsetting CSKA Moscow
Defense lets Olympiakos down at Madrid
Greece offers to help find Turkish F-16 lost in 1996
Greece officially offered on Thursday to assist Turkey in its efforts to locate and salvage a Turkish Air Force fighter jet which crashed in the Aegean almost 20 years ago. Greek Defense Min...
Talks lined up in wake of ‘shameful’ soccer scenes
The government has pledged to meet with soccer officials after Easter to tackle unruliness in the game following wild scenes at the Greek Cup semifinal between PAOK and Olympiakos in Thessal...
Inside News
PPC to issue corporate bond of 500 mln
Public Power Corporation is planning to tap the markets after Easter with the issue of a corporate bond to draw 500 million euros. The Energy Ministry is also eagerly awaiting the issue, as ...
Primary surplus continued by end-March
The budget’s cash results for the first three months of the year pointed to a primary surplus of 771 million euros, according to data published on Thursday by the Bank of Greece. When revenu...
Inside Business
COMMENTARY
The placebo effect and the economy
Among the greatest mistakes made in the years of Greece’s hard landing is that citizens did not get the chance to sense that aside from austerity and pain the economic adjustment program als...
COMMENTARY
Ukraine is a crisis—but not a Cold War
Given Russia’s annexation of Crimea, the imposition of US and European sanctions, and the potential for more escalation in Ukraine, we are witnessing the most important geopolitical events s...
Inside Comment
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
 RECENT NEWS
1. Former Red Bourousis wrecks Olympiakos´s hopes for a break
2. PPC to issue corporate bond of 500 mln
3. Greece offers to help find Turkish F-16 lost in 1996
4. Primary surplus continued by end-March
5. Eurobank eyes top Core Tier 1 level in Greece
6. Tourist spending up 17.3 pct
more news
Today
This Week
1. Greece startup leaders say they can’t break jobless cycle alone
2. Ground-breaking Good Friday mass signals thaw in Cyprus
3. Mayoral candidates clash over Athens mosque plans
4. Seven arrested over Toumba violence
5. National Bank of Greece plans senior unsecured bond sale
6. Greek current account deficit widens in February
Today
This Week
1. Bomb explodes outside Bank of Greece
2. Samaras sees no need for third bailout
3. CCTV footage from Nigrita Prison shows signs of inmate torture [Video]
4. Car bomb explodes outside Greek Central Bank building, no one hurt [Update]
5. Parties start announcing candidates for European Parliament elections
6. Greece's market return mirrors return of tourists
   Find us ...
  ... on
Twitter
     ... on Facebook   
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright © 2014, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.