PAOK strikes deal with Portugal’s Ricardo Costa

PAOK announced on Tuesday its agreement with Portuguese international defender Ricardo Costa.

The Thessaloniki club added that the player is expected on Wednesday to undergo a medical test and to sign his contract with PAOK.

The central defender has been set free by Al Sailiya of Qatar and was locked in negotiations with PAOK in order to join the Super League title contender immediately.

The 33-year-old player has also plied his trade in Porto, Wolfsburg, Lille and Valencia, and won 22 caps with the Portuguese national team.