Argentine international Marcos Javier Acuña, Sevilla’s latest signing, trained for the first time this Wednesday under the orders of Sevilla coach, Julen Lopetegui, on the fifth day of the team’s concentration in Algorfa (Alicante), the Spanish club reported.
Marcos Acuña (Zapala-Neuquén province, October 28, 1991) covers the gap left by Sergio Reguilón in the Europa League champion, who was on loan from Real Madrid last season and negotiates his exit to the Premier League, and in principle he will be able to play the European Super Cup that will measure Sevilla and Bayern Munich on the 24th in Budapest.
The left-back worked for the first time with his teammates after his arrival in Seville on Sunday, where last Monday he underwent a medical examination and signed a four-year contract with the Nervión neighborhood club, which has paid 10.5 million euros. euros, plus another two in variables, to Sporting Club de Portugal.
The Sevilla squad, after winning on Tuesday with a comeback including Levante (3-2) in their first friendly of the preseason, exercised divided into two groups: one made up of the players who had more minutes in that match, who did a session recovery at the concentration hotel; and another, with the rest of the team, who trained on the pitch.
In the latter, the great novelty was Acuña in a physical session with a lot of ball, in which the international with the Albiceleste showed the intensity with which he is usually used on the pitch and his strong shot, according to Sevilla, after joining the Lopetegui team concentration last Monday.