Once again the Betic academy has given birth to a promise with enormous projection that has appeared on the agenda of two European teams with a permanent presence in the Champions League.
He Real Betis has another promise of quite large projection, which so far has stolen the attention of two European colossi, his name is Assane Diao. He is a left winger who is only 17 years old, who belongs to Betis Deportivo where he is the permanent starter for Aitor Martínez. Although Manuel Pellegrini He has also been very aware of him.
At this moment, Assane Diao is concentrated in Malta, playing the Under-19 Euro Cup with the Spain National Team. Although the boy is of Senegalese origin, his parents emigrated to our country, where he acquired dual nationality. Without being a starter in the team led by Julen Guerrero, he has already defeated more than one.
Betis accelerates to keep Assane Diao in their squad
The contract that binds the Spanish-Senegalese attacker to the Betic club is valid until June 30, 2024. Ramón Planes has already set to work so as not to lose the 17-year-old star, and he has a strategy that could be infallible. The manager will wait until September, the date on which he will come of age, to offer him his first professional contract.
In said contract he will be granted a considerable salary, since he will become part of the first team. The contractual link will be signed until 2028, and a high clause will be included. With this document, the Sevillian team hopes that the two offers that the boy’s family already has (he does not yet have a representative) do not capture the footballer’s interest.
Liverpool and Leipzig want Assane Diao out of Betis
The first offer that has reached the mailbox of the talented attacker is that of Liverpool FC, a team that is in the process of structuring. Jurgen Klopp has decided to bet on young talents and in Spain he has come across this great soccer prodigy. The idea is to include him in his main squad from the first minute he steps on the Reds team.
From Germany they have also said present through RB Leipzig, thanks to their coach Marco Rose. The German coach has been watching youth tournaments like the Under-19 Euro Cup, and has seen the quality that Assane Diao has at his feet. With just a few minutes on the field against the Icelandic team, he has realized that he is the left winger he needs in his squad, after the departure of Dominik Szoboszlai.