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SA PERAIRA SILVIO
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UPDATED 06:51 1st August 2016

Silvio Sa Pereira joined Wolves from Atletico Madrid on a one year contract, with a further year’s option in Wolves’ favour, in the summer of 2016.

He arrived after spending five years withthe 2016 Champions League runners-up, although he had enjoyed loan spells during that time with Deportivo de La Coruna and Benfica.

Silvio has also won eight senior caps with Portugal.

Born in Lisbon, he played youth football with a local team – SL Benfica – before joining Odivelas in the Portuguese lower leagues.

From there he moved to the top division with Rio Ave FC and then joined SC Braga in July, 2010.

Braga reached the Europa League final that season, at the end of which Silvio joined Atletico Madrid.

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