Another Piece in the Jets Puzzle Falls into Place

The Newcastle Jets has today announced the appointment of 1.88 metre Brazilian defender Tiago Calvano.

The Newcastle Jets has today announced the appointment of 1.88 metre Brazilian defender Tiago Calvano.

Due to arrive in early July, in time for stage 2 of the pre-season training, the flamboyant defender from Fortuna Dusseldorf is rated highly in German Football.. A unique compliment for a defender.

Newcastle Jets Chief Executive Officer Robbie Middleby is excited about the new signing.

"It is always exciting to introduce a player with flair to our fans. This is unique for a defender but Tiago is confident on the ball and has a special talent that brings together Brazilian flair with German efficiency.

"The addition of Tiag, along with Jason Culina, Byun Sung-Hwan, Chris Payne and our many young new stars, leaves just one more position to fill. A goal scoring marque striker." He concluded.

The 29 year old defender leaves Fortuna Dusseldorf in Germany where he has built a strong reputation as a reliable but exciting defender.