Víctor Manuel Velázquez, president of the Cruz Azul board of directors, revealed that they are in negotiations with Getafe for a possible transfer of Luis Romo
MEXICO – The Getafe of LaLiga Santander has made an offer for the midfielder of Blue Cross, Luis RomoAlthough the cement club made it clear to the Spanish team that the 26-year-old midfielder will not be out on loan and therefore the negotiation has not progressed and it will be difficult for him to advance.
Two sources familiar with the negotiation confirmed to ESPN that, last week, the Azulona board made an offer for the Mexican national team, who is concentrated with El Tri to play the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games as one of the three reinforcements of the team led by Jaime lozano.
The offer of Getafe for Luis Romo It is a loan with an option to buy, the same way that this club was able to sign José Juan Macías, formerly of Chivas, on July 5.
However, unlike the Guadalajara directive with Macías, Blue Cross go in Luis Romo a fundamental piece in the team, in addition to an asset for which the previous administration of the club paid 7 million dollars to Querétaro in December 2019 and which has 18 months left on its contract, which is why the response of the celestial directive Getafe was that the player will only go to Europe in a definitive sale.
As with Macías, the interest in Romo was given thanks to the technician Michel Gonzalez, former Pumas coach, who recommended both players to the Azulón club board.
Insiders told ESPN that the Getafe will not make an offer for the definitive transfer of Romo due to the financial restrictions of many LaLiga teams for the due compliance of the UEFA Financial Fair Play, with which they expected to achieve a transfer with an option to buy in June 2022, same which was rejected by Cruz Azul.
“Luis’s is an offer from a European club, we are still in negotiations. I hope he stays in the team, he is a very important element, but we cannot prevent his desire to go to Europe. It’s Getafe, ”Víctor Manuel Velázquez, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cooperativa La Cruz Azul, told W Deportes on Tuesday.
On the other hand, sources revealed to ESPN that so far, despite the rumors, there has not been an offer for Orbelín Pineda, who has less than 6 months of contract left in Blue Cross.