1min 80sec Abner Felipe Sousa de Almeida was named the best left-back in Portugal’s D2 with 35 appearances last season. Between July 2014 and April 2018, he belonged to Real Madrid. He played 24 matches with Real Madrid’s second team: Castilla. He was a Brazilian U20 international on 4 occasions.
“It’s a great opportunity in my career. I’m arriving at a club with a lot of traditions that will develop in a very competitive league. I’m honored to be part of this adventure this season,” declares the newcomer to RWDM who has been promoted this season to the Jupiler Pro League. .
“We are very pleased to welcome Abner to our squad,” said Gauthier Jany, CEO of the new club. “It’s a position we’ve targeted during this transfer window, and Abner fully meets our expectations. He’s a player with a lot of experience who will strengthen our squad.”
Abner is the third newcomer to the Stade Machtstein this summer, after goalkeeper Guillaume Hubert (Ostend) and midfielder Pierre Dumoux (on loan from Antwerp). In addition, Alexis de Sarthe’s loan from Antwerp has become a permanent transfer.