OFFICIAL: Jose Fonte Moves to Southampton

Former Benfica defender Jose Fonte has left Crystal Palace(Championship) for Southampton(League 1). The versatile defender, who was also used as a forward at Palace, has earned quite a bit of praise at Crystal Palace. Fonte will be at Southampton until 2013, and for a believed fee of around 1.3 million pounds, he will certainly be one of the stars. When asked about his move down a league, Fonte said:

“I am delighted. I do not want me wrong because I was happy at Crystal Palace, but I’m happy with the decision I made. It may seem a step backwards but I think I’ll take two steps forward. “

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