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Forest sign Spanish defender Chema

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Nottingham Forest 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.

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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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