Montpellier sign Côte d'Ivoire defender Tiene
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Côte d'Ivoire defender Siaka Tiene, released at the end of last season by French champions Paris Saint-Germain, has joined Montpellier, the club announced. 

Since making a move to Saint Etienne in 2005, Tiene has remained in Ligue 1 throughout his career. After spending three seasons with Saint Etienne, Tiene moved to Valenciennes for two seasons before joining Paris Saint-Germain in 2010. 

Tiene, 31, capped 85 times by his country, will be looking to help Montpellier better their ninth-place Ligue 1 finish last season.