This morning the Ivorian midfielder did not show up for training citing a possible medical disability, but Cordón and Pellegrini are beginning to suspect
Quite shocked has been the coach of the BetisManuel Pellegrini, as his midfielder Paul Akouokou He didn’t show up for training today. According to the same player, he contacted the club saying that the reason for his absence is for medical reasons. However, the sports management is already beginning to suspect.
Paul Akouokou had expressed interest in leaving Betis since you are not having the minutes you want. Besides, his salary is not what he wanted, thus increasing his discomfort in the Verdiblanca squad. However, Antonio Cordón has not done anything to give the African footballer an outlet, so he is possibly negotiating behind the back of the Sevillian team.
Paul Akouokou is probably negotiating with Espanyol to leave Betis
Information from Paul Akouokou’s entourage, cross-checked with sources close to Espanyol, confirm that there have been permanent communications between the two parties. The other thing that reveals a possible negotiation is the interest that Diego Martínez has in the services of the Ivorian pivot.
If it is true that the player and the parakeet team are negotiating behind Betis’s back, it is a clear sign of Paul’s rebellion towards his current club. However, the pivot has already expressed it on several occasions and always reaches the same conclusion, leave Heliopolis. His contract is still signed until 2024 and his base price is 4 million euros.
Paul Akouokou wants to follow in the footsteps of Loren Morón, one of the last casualties of Betis
Who did manage to leave the Verdiblanco club a few hours ago was the striker from Marbella, Loren Morón. According to sources close to Betis and the footballer’s entourage, he has signed a loan for the next 5 months at UD Las Palmas. In addition, the contract also includes a purchase option for 1 million euros, and an additional 500,000 euros if they achieve promotion.
That is more or less what Paul Akouokou is looking for but at Espanyol. However, Antonio Cordón is not aware and there are only a few hours left to close the winter market. The Ivorian knows that if he stays at Betis, his ostracism will be longer according to the latest statements by Manuel Pellegrini.