César Montes, the most expensive signing of an austere winter market in LaLiga
The Mexican defender was the most expensive transfer in the winter market of LaLiga, Espanyol paid 8 million euros to Monterrey
the mexican defender Cesar Montes was the most expensive signing during the winter market in The leaguein a period of austere transfers in the majority of the teams of Spain. Real Madrid and Barcelona They did not sign up and Atlético de Madrid was reinforced with Memphis Depay, a player who did not enter into the plans of the Blaugrana club.
The league lost to portuguese joao felixon loan from Atlético de Madrid to Chelsea, keeps Memphis, signed by the rojiblancos at Barcelonarecovers Bryan Gil in Sevilla and has signed up Gavi in the Barça first team, in compliance with the order of precautionary measures, at the close of the winter market in Spain.
Cesar Montes He started with Mexico in the three matches of the group stage of the Qatar 2022 World Cup and, after the elimination of El Tri, Espanyol reactivated negotiations for the transfer of the Mexican defender, who had already tried to lead LaLiga in the summer of 2022.
Spanish disbursed 8 million euros for the Mexican defender, according to figures from Transfermarkt, which made Cesar Montes in the most expensive signing of the winter. Abner, the Brazilian left-back, who signed Real Betis for 7 million euros and the Ukrainian Viktor Tsygankov who joined Girona for 5 million, complete the three most expensive transfers of the winter.
Atlético opened the door to Joao, the most expensive signing in its history, and Memphis has been reinforced, a player who had no place in Barcelona. In addition, Brazilian striker Matheus Cunha has gone on loan with a purchase option to Wolverhampton. The Madrid club has also completed in the last few hours the transfer of defender Felipe to Nottingham Forest and the arrival of Matt Doherty (Tottenham).
In addition, Gavi has been registered as a player of the first team of the Barcelona, once the commercial court number 12 of Barcelona issued an order of precautionary measures on Tuesday that has finally allowed the registration of the Sevillian footballer. On the other hand, Héctor Bellerín heads to Sporting de Portugal, a move that would open a place for the Mexican winger Julián Araujo, although the transfer has not yet been made official.
There has also been work in the Sevilla offices, with the Sevillian team focused on reversing their poor qualifying situation. The highlight has been the return for a few months of Bryan Gil and Lucas Ocampos after their loan to Ájax, but Loïc Badé (Rennes) and Pape Gueye (Marseille) have also arrived. Instead, Carmona, Delaney, Augustinsson and Kike Salas leave on loan to Elche, Hoffenheim, Mallorca and Tenerife respectively. Neither do Franciso Alarcón “Isco” or Kasper Dolberg follow.
The other Sevillian team in the highest category of Spanish football, Real Betis, transferred Álex Moreno to Aston Villa and has found his replacement in the Brazilian Abner (Athletico Paranaense). Likewise, on the last day, he closed the signing of Ayoze Pérez for a few months from Leicester and sent Diego Laínez to Tigres and Loren Morón to UD Las Palmas.
In the rest of the clubs that occupy European positions the Real Madrid He has loaned Antonio Blanco to Alavés, Real Sociedad to Jon Karrikaburu to Leganés and Villarreal to Arnaut Danjuma to Tottenham and Morlanes to Mallorca, in addition to transferring Argentine goalkeeper Gerónimo Rulli to Ajax.
For their part, Osasuna said goodbye to Roberto Torres, Juan Pérez and Kike Saverio; Athletic lends Asier Villalibre to Alavés; Mallorca will count on central defender Dennis Hadzikadunic (Rostov) until the end of the season and gives way to Franco Russo (Ludogorets), Lago Júnior, Javi Llabrés and Álex Alegría; and Almería incorporates Diego Mariño (Sporting) and Luis Suárez (Marseille, on loan) and borrows Appiah (Málaga) and Martos (Cartagena) while leaving Juanjo Nieto and Javi Robles free.
Ukrainian winger Viktor Tsygankov (Dinamo kyiv) and Alexander Callens (New York City) arrive at Girona and Óscar Ureña (Cartagena), Ramón Terrats (Villarreal B) and Manu Vallejo (Real Oviedo) leave until the end of the season. Nor is Samu Saiz (Sivaspor) following.
Hustle also in the Spanishwho on the closing day announced Denis Suárez (Celta), José Gragera (Sporting) and Fernando Pacheco (Almería) and who already had the Mexican World Cup player Cesar Montes (Monterrey) and with Ronaël Pierre-Gabriel (Mainz). While he does without Miguelón (Cartagena), Pol Lozano (Granada) and ends the loan of goalkeeper Lecomte.
Below, Celta de Vigo brings Swiss striker Haris Seferovic (formerly from Real Sociedad) back to Spain and Valladolid will have Venezuelan Darwin Machís, Cape Verdean Jovane Cabral (Sporting Portugal) and three World Cup players.
They are Canadian striker Cyle Larin, on loan from Bruges and who has already made his debut as a scorer, Moroccan midfielder Selim Amallah (Standard Liège) and Cameroonian midfielder Martin Hongla (Hellas Verona). Instead Zouhair Feddal leaves and Juanjo Narváez goes on loan to Leganés.
Midfielder Gonzalo Escalante (Lazio), defender Jorge Meré (América) and strikers Roger Martí (Elche) and Sergi Guardiola (Valladolid) will also be at Cádiz for a few months; who join the signed Youba Diarra (RB Salzburg) and Chris Ramos (Lugo). Lucas Pérez (Deportivo), Tomás Alarcón (Zaragoza) and Awer Mabil (Sparta Prague) will no longer wear yellow this season.
As for Getafe, they add Gonzalo Villar (Roma) to their squad for a few months and send Darío Poveda to Cartagena. For his part, bottom club Elche, in addition to Sevilla player Carmona, brings the Argentine central defender Lisandro Magallán on loan to Randy Nteka (Rayo). In exchange, he does without Javier Pastore and Federico Fernández.