Sevilla traveled to Austria, where this Wednesday they are forced to beat Salzburg to access the round of 16 of the Champions League, without the Argentine Marcos Acuña and with six players from the subsidiary, among which is Valentino Fattore, grandson of the legatee. Héctor “Gringo” Scotta.
The sevillista expedition left this Tuesday for the Austrian city with only seventeen professionals, as the left-handed side of the Albiceleste, injured in the hamstrings on Saturday against Villarreal, was low on the list of twenty-three players. the extreme Suso Fernández, despite the fact that on Monday he returned to work with the group.
They have joined the injured Jesús Navas, the Argentine Erik Lamela and the Moroccan Youssef En-Nesyri,
Nor can Serbian half Nemanja Gudelj and Moroccan winger Oussama Idrissi, who are not registered for this phase of the Champions League, play in Salzburg, with which Lopetegui has completed the call with six young homegrown players.
Among them stands out Valentino Fattore, grandson of Héctor Scotta, the legendary Argentine striker of the 1970s, who scored 60 goals in 57 games with San Lorenzo in the 1975 season and triumphed at Sevilla.
Group G of the Champions League is one of the tightest and anything can happen this Wednesday: Lille leads with 8 points, followed by Salzburg with 7, Sevilla with 6 and Wolfsburg with 5.
Who is Valentino Fattore?
Valentino Fattore Scotta is one of the promising Sevillistas of the first subsidiary of Paco Gallardo. This same year, he has linked his future with the Nervión club for two more seasons, thus signing his first professional contract with the Seville entity.
He has already accumulated 14 years in Nervión and Caparrós made him debut at the age of 17 in the Antonio Puerta trophy, against Schalke 04. He is an under-19 international with Spain. He plays as a winger and had action in the subsidiary. On the field of play he is a safe player defensively and with a speed and control of the ball that allow him to project himself with great danger.
But he is also the grandson of Héctor Scotta, one of the most remembered figures who has passed through Sánchez-Pizjuán: Gringo Scotta, who left a legacy of 101 games and 53 goals in Nervión.
Valentino is the son of Cinthia Scotta, who stayed to live in the Andalusian city and the boy bears the double surname as a tribute to his grandfather and one of the club’s idols.