Sporting seal deal for Fernandez

LISBON - Portugal's Sporting have agreed a deal to buy Chilean international Matias Fernandez from Spain's Villarreal for 3.64 million euro, Sporting said in a statement on Wednesday.

The 23-year-old midfielder signed a four-year contract with Sporting, the club added.

Fernandez arrived at Villarreal from Chilean club Colo Colo in December 2006.