Celta Vigo are continuing rebuilding their squad ahead of the next season. The newly appointed sporting director Luis Campos is taking an active part to reinforce the Spanish club for the upcoming season. Now they completed the signing of the promising youngster Julen Lobente from Real Sociedad.
According to the reports, the deal only costed Celta Vigo €1 million in total. Also, the 21 year old penned his signature to a 4 year contract at his new club. The player who came up through the ranks of Real Sociedad, just graduated last season.
He also made a few appearances for the senior team last season. In 14 apps he scored twice. For the Real Sociedad B, he netted 15 goals and registered 10 assists in 75 games. If one overlooks his scoring prowess, one might find that his workrate and movement is quite brilliant as well.
Julen Lobete future at Celta Vigo
Now of course, he will have a newer challenge where he can get more game time to fulfill his true potential and unleash his true self on the pitch. However, his new club, Celta Vigo will register him in their B squad, as per the reports published by Sport. But the reports also mentioned that even though completing his registration in the B squad, the player will get ample time to train under the senior side’s coach Chacho Coudet.
Many believe that this signing of Julen Lobete will actually look more fruitful in the near future. Many opined that the club is looking at Julen Lobete as the long term replacement for Santi Mina. On the other hand, Santi Mina’s footballing career is now under the threat as he is currently appealing a sentence for the sexual assault charges imposed on him. The striker is now training with Celta Vigo alongside Denis Suarez, the ex Barcelona player.
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