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Pele signs contract with Falkirk

Pele spent a season with West Brom before his release this summer

Pele has signed a deal with Falkirk that will keep him at the club until the end of the season.

The Portuguese defensive midfielder has had a medical with the Scottish Premier League club.

The former West Brom and Southampton player, who cost both clubs £1m each, has now signed, subject to a medical.

Pele, 31, has been training with Falkirk as a free agent for the last 10 days and manager Eddie May says he will add valuable experience to his squad.

Having started his career with Imortal Desportivo Clube, Pele moved to Algarve neighbours Farense before joining Belenenses.

Pele joined Southampton in 2006 and moved to West Brom the following year but was released this summer.

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