Espanyol seeks a replacement for Diego López

The RCD Espanyol is having a good season on his return to the top competition at the Spanish level. However, he already looks to the next campaign. One of the demarcations that the Catalans intend to reinforce is the goal. Diego Lopez he is having a great year but for the technical secretariat his high age does not go unnoticed (he will be 41 years old in November).

That is why Espanyol is looking for a substitute for Galician. The best positioned today is Edgar Badia, Elche goalkeeper who has ‘eaten’ veteran Kiko Casilla’s toast in the franjiverde goal. The Catalan who, according to Brandwas rejected from Espanyol’s own youth academy because of his height (he is currently only 1.80 meters tall, a small height for a soccer goalkeeper), he could return to the ‘perica’ discipline a decade after his debut as Espanyol’s goalkeeper in the Pochettino’s hand in 2012.

good numbers this season

Elche, like Espanyol itself, is having a phenomenal campaign. The people from Elche are in 14th position, 6 points away from relegation to the 2nd Division. At a defensive level, the franjiverdes have received 40 goals in 29 games, an average of 1.3 goals per game. To contextualize, a team cataloged by many as defensive as Cholo Simeone’s Atlético de Madrid has conceded 36 goals in 29 games (1.24 on average).

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