Oguchi Onyewu’s transfer to Sporting Clube de Portugal is complete, the USA international has signed a 3-year deal on a free transfer from AC Milan.
Onyewu’s transfer became apparent on Monday and he is set to try and revive his career but will have competition for his place from Daniel Carriço, Ânderson Polga and another new centre-back signing from a free transfer – Alberto Rodríguez.
After his deal was made official Onyewu said: “Obviously I know this club. It has a great history and my ambitions are in the Alvalade to help restore its historic grandeur. I am aware of the significance that the team has finished in third place last season. I want to help win the championship this year.”
This deal has become Sporting’s 7th transfer as the club has completely reinvested to try reclaim the league title.