The sports management of Villarreal CF has been working for several weeks on the arrival of a new central defender who can make Pau Torres forget and they have several candidates on the list
After reaching an agreement with Aston Villa, paul torres He has already said goodbye definitively to the Villarreal CF. The Spanish international will meet again in England with Unai Emery, who has been key in signing him to the London team. A signing that will have consequences, since obviously the Groguet team is looking for a new central defender on the market.
The intention of the groguet club is to find a top-level replacement to reinforce the axis of the rear. There are many who have sounded and those who like the club, but now we have known the name of one of those chosen by the sports management. A player who, if he arrives, looks like a great replacement for Pau Torres at Villarreal CF.
The Champions center back that Villarreal CF wants for Pau Torres
From what we have been able to learn in the last few hours, Villarreal CF has set its sights on Joel Matip, Liverpool FC player. The Cameroonian footballer has been chosen by the Groguet team to reinforce the defensive line this summer, as they also consider that his signing could be closed for a not very high price.
Villarreal CF’s interest in Matip has been confirmed, and negotiations are expected to advance in the coming days. Although a definitive agreement has not been reached, it is estimated that the transfer could be around 5 million euros, a figure that the yellow club considers affordable to ensure a defender of the experience and quality of Matip.
Matip, a market opportunity
The Cameroonian defender has been a key player at Liverpool FC in recent seasons, contributing to their success in both the Premier League and the Champions League. In addition, he has his extensive experience at the highest level of European football. That is why Matip is presented as an ideal candidate to fill the void left by Pau Torres behind Villarreal CF.
Surely a excellent move by Villarreal CF to replace Pau Torres, if materialized. Leadership, experience and quality at the service of a team that aspires to win the Europa League again next season. They will have a team, since everything seems to indicate that on paper all the big players in the transfer market are arriving.