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Chema checks in

8 August 2019

Nottingham Forest are delighted to announce the signing of Spanish defender Chema for an undisclosed fee.

The centre back moves to The City Ground from La Liga side Levante, signing a two-year contract.

Chema, whose full name is Jose Manuel Rodriguez Benito, started his career at Elche before going on to feature for Atletico Madrid.

He got his break in the first-team of Alcoron, having joined them in 2013, before joining Levante and helping them to promotion to La Liga.

The 27-year-old made 21 La Liga appearances last season and now joins Sabri Lamouchi’s side.

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