Although the coach and the sports director started from a distant relationship, the results of the work have reversed that situation
After ending the season in the worst possible way, flirting with relegation and an institutional crisis, Luis Campos has started a new project at Celta and is putting very important pieces to Rafa Benítez. The illusion has returned to the fans, who hope to experience a truly special season. And we must not forget that the Vigo club will celebrate its centenary.
The project has not started badly so far, given that in addition to the award-winning coach, players such as Carles Pérez, Carlos Dotos, Jonathan Bamba and Manu Sánchez have also arrived. But not only that, but everything indicates that Gabri Veiga will continue at the club, to which we must add Luis Campos’ interest in a great Celta goalkeeper.
Benítez asks Luis Campos for a top-level goalkeeper
One of Celta’s big problems last season was scoring. Marchesín was seriously injured and still has several months to fully recover. Similarly, Rubén Blanco is about to be transferred to Olympique de Marseille, then Iván Villar will be the only goalkeeper available for Rafa Benítez.
Due to this situation, Luis Campos has been looking for a goalkeeper in the transfer market. And one of the most interesting options on the table is that of Alban Lafont, a footballer for the lower category French national team who a few years ago was one of the most promising young players in the world.
Lafont the chosen one of Luis Campos
Due to injuries and bad decisions made in his career, Lafont has not reached the level that had been intuited. However, he is still a 24-year-old player who has shown an excellent level in Ligue 1. That is why Celta are very interested in taking over his services for next season.
As we know, Luis Campos is in charge of this negotiation at Celta. A negotiation that could be very advantageous for the club, given that the goalkeeper born in Burkina Faso is only one year away from his contract. That’s why they could get his signature for a low financial amount, securing a goalkeeper for the next few years.