Soccer-Cardiff break transfer record again to land Chilean Medel (Reuters)

Aug 11 (Reuters) – English Premier League newboys Cardiff City have broken their transfer record for a third time in a matter of weeks by striking a deal with Sevilla for Chile midfielder Gary Medel. Cardiff said the 26-year-old had agreed a four-year deal, subject to obtaining a work permit, but did not say how much they paid for their record signing. British media reported a fee of 11 million pounds ($17.08 million). “We’re delighted to have secured the services of Gary – a tenacious and intelligent international midfielder,” Cardiff manager Malky Mackay told the club’s website on Saturday. …

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