The La Liga transfer market is being roiled by a battle for the services of talented Mexican defender César Montes, who currently plays in the ranks of RCD Espanyol. Two top teams, UD Almería and CA Osasuna have their sights set on Montes with the aim of strengthening their ranks and bringing him back to the First Division.
“Cachorro” César Montes has emerged as one of the most valuable gems in the arsenal of RCD Espanyol, a team preparing to fight hard for a return to Primera División after being relegated to LaLiga Hypermotion. Despite the loss of key players like midfielder Sergi Darder, the upcoming season doesn’t look promising for the Parakeets. UD Almería and CA Osasuna’s stated interest in the Mexican defender could pose an additional challenge for Espanyol.
The two LaLiga teams fighting over the signing of César Montes
According to reports from Mundo Deportivo, both the Indálico team and the Rojillos intend to strengthen their defensive line with a player of the quality and versatility of César Montes. Both parties are rumored to be actively exploring negotiations to bring him back to LaLiga EA Sports.
Aware of the value of their fortune, RCD Espanyol have made it clear that they will only consider letting César Montes go if the offer exceeds €10m. With a contract running until 2028, the club have the freedom to keep the player if the proposals don’t reach their rating. They would try to recoup the investments made for his signing, which amounted to €8m when he arrived from Rayados de Monterrey in winter 2023.
The battle to sign César Montes is in full swing and both UD Almería and CA Osasuna seem ready to invest to ensure their contribution next season. With his undeniable talent and LaLiga experience, Montes could play a pivotal role in both teams’ pursuit of La Liga success.