Bruno Alves heads to Fenerbahce
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Portuguese international defender Bruno Alves signed for Turkish giants Fenerbahce on Sunday from Russian side Zenit St Petersburg, the buying club announced on its' website.

The 31-year-old - who has signed a three year contract with the 18 time champions - will cost last season's UEFA Europa League semi-finalists €5.5m according to Turkish media.

Alves, capped over 60 times and who has appeared at two UEFA EURO finals and the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, spent the majority of his career at Porto, winning four league titles, and had been at Zenit for the past three years.

He cost the Russian side €22m and won the Russian Premier League in 2010 and 2012 in his spell at the club.