The Seville has made official the signing of Barcelona Munir for the remainder of the season and four more. The striker, who finished contract on June 30 and did not enter into the plans of Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde, will reinforce the lead of a team where André Silva and Ben Yedder are performing at a high level (10 and 16 goals, respectively). . Sevilla already had an agreement with the striker from next June, but the fact that Valverde said he did not have the attacker in the remainder of the season has precipitated the arrival of Munir. The Andalusian team has compensated Barcelona with an amount of 1.05 million euros, since the Catalan team, although it did not have Munir, has asked for money to let it out at this time.
Munir has participated in 11 games this season, scoring a goal in LaLiga. As a result of the Barcelona youth team, Munir made his debut in the first culé team in 2014. In his first year with the Catalan side he played in 16 games, scoring one goal. He made his debut with the Spanish national team at the hands of Vicente Del Bosque that same year after his passage through sub 21. In his second year with Barça he played 26 games, scoring eight goals. Later, his star declined at Barcelona, playing on loan first in Valencia and then in Alavés. In the Basque side he scored 14 goals in 37 games last season.
In Sevilla they consider that Munir, at 23 years old, still has a long way to resize his career and succeed in the Andalusian team, which increases the quality of his front with this player. "He is a footballer who fits perfectly in our profile. We have been following him for several years and he is a young striker, with a journey ", clarified Joaquín Caparrós, sports director of Sevilla, about Munir just two days ago. The coach of the Andalusian squad, Pablo Machín, already gave his approval to the arrival of Munir last summer, although in the end the operation was not completed. Munir comes to fill the gap left by the Colombian Luis Muriel, ceded by Sevilla to Fiorentina.
Sevilla have also closed the signing of the Austrian powerhouse Maximilian Wöber, 20 years old and belonging to the Dutch Ajax. Sevilla will pay around 14 million euros for a player who is already absolute international for Austria, who debuted with 18 years with Rapid Vienna and 19 joined the Dutch team. Wöber is a center of height (1.89 centimeters) and left-handed, something that has been important in his signing by the Andalusian team. Until this moment, Sevilla lacked a left back, position in which Sergi Gómez has been performing until now, who is right-handed. The fact that the coach, Pablo Machín, plays with a line of three central, causes a greater need for this profile of footballer. Sergi Gómez, who until now has played practically everything, will already have a spare part.