TOYOTA, Aichi Pref. (Kyodo) Japan defender Marcus Tulio Tanaka vowed to respond to expectations at Nagoya Grampus after he was unveiled by the J. League club along with midfielder Mu Kanazaki on Sunday.

“I have to respond to very high expectations here and I want to turn that pressure into power,” said Tulio, who joins Nagoya in a high profile move after six seasons with 2006 league champion Urawa Reds.

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