Rafa Mir, the ‘9’ of Sevilla


08/19/2021 –

Rafa mir become the long-awaited striker who had requested Julen lopetegui to Monchi to reinforce the attack of the Seville. The Murcian forward, who has been very close to enlisting in the ranks of the Atltico de Madrid, finally reach another Champions club of the Spanish championship. A Seville that has become one of the great entertainers of the market. The forward, with his Olympic silver around his neck, plans to travel in the next few hours to the Andalusian capital to close his incorporation. The agreement between clubs, Wolverhampton and Seville, is practically closed, paying the Nervionenses 16 million for the transfer. Sign a contract for five seasons (2026).

And it is that, after discarding Joselu, how have you progressed ABC, Sevilla has launched for another battering ram with a similar profile, very much to the taste of Lopetegui. Powerful forward, with good data in aerial duels won and who can play both in positional attack and into space. Competence and complement of En-Nesyri, who last year was uncovered as the great scorer of the Seville team with 24 targets. Rafa Mir, in Huesca, scored 16 goals in 39 games, 13 of them in the league, uncovering as one of the great revelations of the championship.

Sevilla must carry out a important investment by the sought-after battering ram. And you must also leave a hole in your squad for your arrival. The hours of Luuk de Jong are numbered. Not only for lack of chips, but because the prototype of forward that is Mir resembles the Dutch, so he will be relegated in the ranks of the team. The hero of the Europa League 2020 is waiting for the PSV make an offer for him. Monchi continues to move quickly in the objectives that his coach has requested. Rafa Mir, a ‘9’ tall for Sevilla.