More than 80 Spaniards signed for a foreign club in January

first_imgDuring the winter market, Spanish soccer players and coaches also arrived in England (5), Bolivia, Gibraltar, Japan (4), Thailand, Romania, Andorra, Germany, Portugal (3), France, United Arab Emirates, Poland, Indonesia, Australia (2 ), Austria, United States, Finland, Israel, Morocco, Hong Kong, Iceland, Dominican Republic, Malta, Ecuador, Malaysia, Ireland, Russia and China (1).Olmo and Marí, protagonistsDani Olmo Y Pablo Marí they were the big names of the market in code ‘Spanish for the world’. The Catalan midfielder left behind his stage at Dinamo Zagreb to finish at the RB Leipzig, where he will continue his progression playing the Champions League. Marí, meanwhile, landed on loan at Arsenal after conquering the Brasileirao and Copa Libertadores with FlamengoOthers of the great protagonists of the market are Mikel Susaeta, who will play in Melbourne City, Carlos Pérez Salvachúa, who was appointed coach of the Melbourne Victory; Angeliño Tasende, who will share costumes with Dani Olmo at RB Leipzig; Edu Pérez, new coach of the Indonesian PSS Sleman, or Diego Capel, who will play the remainder of the season at the Maltese Birkirkara.Open marketsAlthough February ended the transfer periods in most European countries, both the American and Asian markets could continue to take Spanish soccer players abroad in the coming weeks. Also the European, where countries such as Poland or Romania promise to continue increasing the number of soccer players born in Spain who will play away from home in 2020.Without going any further in the next few hours, the arrival of Antonio Dominguez to LKZ Lodz from Algeciras. Toni Segura is also expected to play in Poland, which he will sign with the Warsaw Legia subsidiary after disconnecting from Las Palmas. Rodrigo Navas will close his incorporation to the Romanian Poly Timisoara in the next few hours and Diego Liz will arrive imminently to the Samtredia of Georgia. February arrived and with it the transfer market was closed in countries such as Spain, Germany, France or England. Also in destinations as exotic as India or Malta. In total, during the first month of 2020 there were more than 80 Spaniards who signed for a foreign club. 32 countries from up to four continents incorporated soccer players or coaches born in Spain during the winter market.The country that more Spaniards incorporated (7) during the month of January was Italy, where the arrivals of Carles Pérez Y Gonzalo Villar to Rome or the rise of Guillermo Abascal, who replaced Paolo Zanetti on the bench of the Ascoli, Serie B. Raúl Asencio left on loan to Cosenza; Iago Falqué returned to Genoa and Alejandro Marqués left FC Barcelona to sign for Juventus. There were also seven Spaniards who arrived in Greece during the month of January. Alberto Gallego replaced Juan Ferrando on the bench of the Volos NFC, which also incorporated Iker Guarrotxena and Nacho Cases; Jorge Casado returned to Xanthi, Carlitos López and Anuar Tuhami arrived at Panathinaikos and Jesús Fernández arrived on loan to Panetolikos.On the other hand, there were six Spaniards who ended up in Indian football. Mario Rivera took the reins of East Bengal and Albert Roca returned to the Asian country to sign with Hyderabad. Manuel Onwu scored on loan to Odisha, Nili Perdomo landed in Bengaluru, David Grande signed with Jamshedpur and Victor Mongil reinforced ATK’s defense. Three of the five Spanish footballers who arrived in Cyprus in January will play together at AEK Larnaca. This is the case of José Naranjo, who signs on loan from Tenerife, Abraham González and José Manuel Fernández.last_img read more