Pau Torres will play in the Premier League. Villarreal and Aston Villa have made the transfer official from the central to the English team. A yellow homegrown player says goodbye formed in La Cerámica. Pau is leaving after his name has sounded loud in recent summers to reinforce many clubs in Europe. In the end, the center-back from Vila-real has opted for Unai Emery’s Aston Villa.
Neither Villarreal nor the English club have made the transfer amounts official, although the operation It has been closed for 33 million euros, plus five in variables. The Submarine also reserves a percentage of a future sale. Unai Emery’s insistence has been essential to convince Pau. The Basque coach wanted to have the central defender yes or yes. Since he left Villarreal, it was one of his priorities. Pau Torres has signed for Aston Villa for the next five seasons.
Pau Torres leaves Villarreal and a great legacy. The defender has played 173 games with the first team and that opened the doors of the Selection. The center-back touched heaven after winning the Europa League with the club of his life. The victory in Gdansk will never be forgotten by a central defender who had a clause of 65 million euros and who has left for just over half, although his contract ended in June 2024. Pau is already in Birmingham and wears the colors of Aston Villa.
“There are many years that I have been here, the club workers, colleagues, friends… The tour has been very nice. It could hardly have been prettier. I go proud. Whenever I have played with this shirt I have tried to do it in the best possible way. I am very grateful to the fans because from the first moment they have turned to me. I will be eternally grateful to Fernando, to his son, to José Manuel… ”, Pau Torres said through tears, in the video of his farewell.