Shkodran mustafi it became a market opportunity. The 29-year-old German central defender ended his contract with the Schalke 04 – the club with which he descended to the second division of Germany – and is as a free agent, waiting to be able to finalize his incorporation to a team of the main European football leagues.
While his last years in England and Germany were difficult, Mustafi is a full-fledged defender and could be important at a second-tier club in Spain, Italy and England. His intention is to remain in a team where he can fight for important things, whether for titles or qualification for European competitions.
The two La Liga teams fighting over the hiring of Shkodran Mustafi
-Valencia CF: The Che group is interested in finalizing the German’s return to Mestalla. He left very positive feelings during his time at La Liga (2014-2016) and his situation makes it easier for the club to try to join.
-Real Betis Balompié: Verdiblanco’s team needs a central defender and the German is a profile Pellegrini likes a lot. He has individual talent and conditions to be a leader. It can be an interesting variation in rotation.