Forest Green Rovers complete Magno Vieira signing

Magno Vieira

Magno Vieira says he is excited to be part of a new project after leaving Fleetwood for Forest Green Rovers.

The Brazilian hit 31 goals in 56 starts in a two-year spell with the Cod Army, which ended in promotion to League Two.

Vieira, 27, told BBC Gloucestershire: "Fleetwood are going into the Football League so I feel that it is 'job done'. I'm looking for a new challenge.

"Forest Green have shown a lot of ambition for next year. I think we will have a good chance of promotion."

Vieira, who began his career at Wigan, also helped Carlisle win promotion to the Football League in 2005 and he wants to make it three with Forest Green, who have described his arrival as a "major coup".

He has signed a three-year contract at the New Lawn and said: "The manager (Dave Hockaday) really wants me to be part of it and I'm looking forward to being part of the project they're starting to build," he added.

"They have improved a lot this year, and they will improve a lot next year. Hopefully I can bring a bit of experience after helping Fleetwood and Carlisle to get promoted.

"I want to play in the Football League with Forest Green, I want to get them promoted."

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