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Everton sign Alcaraz

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Everton have completed the signing of defender Antolin Alcaraz on a free transfer, the Premier League club have confirmed.

Everton have completed the signing of defender Antolin Alcaraz on a free transfer, the Premier League club have confirmed.

The Paraguayan, who spent the last three seasons at Wigan Athletic, joins on a two-year contract after his deal with the FA Cup winners expired.

Alcaraz, who joined from Club Brugge in 2010, became a mainstay in the Wigan defence under Roberto Martinez, who took over at Goodison Park from David Moyes in June.

However, his 2012-13 campaign was blighted by injury, with his absence credited as a key factor in Wigan's relegation to the Championship.

The 30-year-old, who has 24 caps for his country, made 14 appearances in all competitions last term.