So far there have been 3 casualties in the offensive field, and Luis Campos has not brought the first forward for the Madrid coach’s squad, who already has a prospect on his agenda.
Rafa Benítez has had to see how 3 key offensive pieces of the RC Celticwhile Luis Campos has not yet signed anyone in that plot. The execution in the purchase option of Carles Pérez, was already agreed for months, for which reason it does not count as a transfer. In this vein, the Mr. Madrid He asks the sports director for speed.
Behind Denis Suárez (signed by Villarreal CF), Óscar Rodríguez (returned to Sevilla FC) and Haris Seferovic (returned to Benfica) also left. Thus, what Benítez demands is a center forward who fills in for the Swiss, but also with the characteristics of a winger and attacking midfielder. The former Real Madrid already has a specific name.
Rafa Benítez requests the signing of Bruno Petkovic for the attack of RC Celta
A World Cup player is the one that the former Everton coach wants in the Celtic squad, after the departures of the three offensive players, especially that of the Swiss. This is Bruno Petkovic, a Croatian international who has participated in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, and was in charge of (practically) eliminating the Brazilian National Team.
The Balkan striker is currently at Dinamo Zagreb, where he has a contract until 2024, but they are already looking for an urgent renewal. And it is that the performance he gave at the Croatian club was exceptional, scoring 14 goals and 9 assists. There is no doubt that the former Hellas Verona player has a scoring nose that, together with the extensive vision of Iago Aspas, could be very useful in Celta’s attack.
In RC Celta they are willing to place the 5 million euros that Petkovic costs, at the urgent request of Benítez
The Croatian striker is fascinated by the capital’s coach, and he wants his signing for the present summer market. The base price of the attacker is 5 million euros, And that same figure is what the Galician team is willing to put up, even if they only have a one-year contract with Zagreb. Luis Campos is also working to match and even surpass the record that he perceives in the Plavi box.
If the signing of Bruno Petkovic were finalized, he would be one of the best that RC Celta has signed in several years. And it is that the 28-year-old Croatian is part of the current squad of Zlatko Dalić, for the 2026 Eurocup and World Cup qualifiers. Rafa Benítez trusts the management of the sports director, who is already in constant communication with the agent of the Balkan striker.