• Kyodo News


Shimizu S-Pulse said Wednesday that Japan striker Yuichiro Nagai will join the J. League first-division club on a full transfer from Urawa Reds.

The 29-year-old Nagai, who was named MVP of the Asian Champions League when Urawa became the first Japanese team to be crowned kings of Asia in 2007, scored five goals in 26 league matches in 2008 and has 51 career goals in 249 games.

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