Sevilla beat Atletico Madrid to the signing of Rafa Mir

Rafa Mir is predicted to finalise his switch from Wolves to Sevilla this Thursday. The 24-year-old had been near becoming a member of Atletico Madrid, however has chosen to signal for Julen Lopetegui‘s aspect and can fly to southern Spain to finalise the deal.

Mir is predicted to set Los Nervionenses again 16 million euros, with the contract operating till 2026.

Sevilla tried to signal Joselu from Alaves earlier in the summertime, however no deal could possibly be agreed with the Basque aspect they usually have now discovered another striker who additionally is aware of LaLiga Santander properly.

Mir spent final season on mortgage at Huesca, the place he scored 16 objectives in 39 appearances, and ended the marketing campaign representing Spain on the Tokyo Olympics. Such has been his improvement as one of many younger stars of Spanish soccer, there are few doubts about his means to take over the function of Sevilla‘s main frontman.

One consequence of Mir‘s arrival will probably be the departure from the membership of Luuk de Jong, who’s hopeful of securing a transfer again to his native Netherlands with PSV Eindhoven.

Sevilla have been one of many extra energetic Spanish golf equipment on this summer time’s switch window as that they had already signed the likes of Gonzalo Montiel and Erik Lamela.