Olympiakos have formally announced the signing of goalkeeper Andreas Gianniotas from Ethnikos Gazoros on a four year deal. Gianniotas is our fourth incoming player of the summer although Iosef Daskalakis is expected to be going in the other direction to compensate.
The club has announced the signing of Dimitris Siovas from Panionios on a four year deal. He has played 33 times in the last season scoring 2 goals (he plays as a central defender). The announcement from the club simply stated :-
"Olympiakos FC announces the purchase of Dimitris Siovas for the next four years"
We have a manager! Leonardo Jardim was confirmed by the club earlier this afternoon as our manager for the next two years. Jardim's previous managerial experience where he performed well at FC Braga with a minimal budget and set up an attacking playing style with the club.
The message from the club simply stated, 'Olympiakos FC announced the partnership with coach Leonardo Jardim for the next two years'.
We have a new transfer in the shape of Claude Dielna. Dielna has joined from French Ligue 2 club FC Istres on a Bosman move. He signed a contract for the next three years with the club and gave a statement afterwards...
"I came to Olympiakos to help the team. ... Olympiakos is the best team in Greece and I did not hesitate once I had become aware of the interest..."
Vicente Monje has been announced as joining Urdospor on a two year contract. He leaves us after 9 months with the club and probably as many appearances.
Olympiakos has announced the acquisition of Panagiotis Vlachodimos from Xanthi on a five year deal. The player stated that he was happy to join the biggest team in Greece and it was a huge honour to him. He also stated that he hoped to pay back the club with some good performances.