Hamburg eye centrebacks Alex Silva and Miranda

August 24, 2008 at 19:58 6 comments

Alex Silva

Alex Silva

German side Hamburg are reported to be interested in signing either Alex Silva or Miranda from São Paulo.

Miranda is coming back from injury while Alex Silva was on duty with Brazil in Beijing.

See Alex Silva in action here here go to 3:28 minutes

Alex Sandro da Silva

Position: Centreback

Born: 10/3/85

Height: 1.92

Weight: 80 kilos

Clubs: Ponte Preta, Vitória, Rennes, São Paulo

Brazil’s new breed of gifted players



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6 Comments Add your own

  • 1. binger  |  August 25, 2008 at 07:13

    They’re signing Alex Silva today. No interest in Miranda.

  • 2. Iain  |  August 25, 2008 at 09:09

    Thanks for the info. As an English-speaking Hamburg fan it’s hard to get information from Germany or Brazil, so it’s much appreciated.

    • 3. Mark Nailer  |  January 8, 2010 at 07:54

      Hi Iain,

      Are you based out here in Hamburg? I have just moved out here and have got my tickets for next weeks game already!

      Keen to meet a few English speaking fans as my German is not up to arguing about offside rule!!!


  • 4. Monday morning headlines « The View From The Shelf  |  August 25, 2008 at 09:14

    […] leads I guess. My German team of choice Hamburg won 2-1 to remain undefeated under Martin Jol, and sources in Brazil say we may be close to signing two players.  Alex Silva (if I’m thinking of the right player) should replace […]

  • 5. pitacodogringo  |  August 25, 2008 at 20:18

    thanks for your replies. i’ve updated the post with more info and some videos of him

  • 6. pitacodogringo  |  August 26, 2008 at 20:18

    just read Alex Silva has signed for Hamburg for 13 million euros


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