The Real Betis coach, Chilean Manuel Pellegrini, said this Thursday, on the eve of the match of the second day of the Spanish League against Cádiz, that the signing of Argentine central Germán Pezzella is “practically done” and that the former Fiorentina defender “It would be a good addition.”
“It is important to have a player who knows the club and LaLiga,” the Chilean coach said at a press conference about the return of the Argentine international defender to Betis, in which he already played in the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons. of his transfer to the Italian Fiorentina.
Pellegrini also stressed that “Pezzella meets all the requirements to replace (Aïssa) Mandi, another player who was very important,” he said in reference to the Algerian center-back who has come to Villarreal free this summer after ending his contract with him in June. Betis.
Germán Pezzella, 30, will sign a four-season contract with the Betic club, as reported to Efe sources of the operation, and its transfer from Fiorentina for about 4 million euros is only pending final details.