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Rafa Mir: Atletico Madrid and Barcelona target joins Sevilla

Fri 20 August 2021 | 18:04

Wolverhampton Wanderers have confirmed that Atletico Madrid and Barcelona target Rafa Mir has joined Sevilla.

The Spain youth international had attracted interest from Laliga heavyweights

Atletico Madrid

and

Barcelona

, but he joined

Sevilla

for a reported fee of £13.7 million.

Mir has put pen to paper on a six-year deal with

Julen Lopetegui

's side, who kicked off the La Liga season with a 3-0 win over

Rayo Vallecano

.

The 24-year-old has just returned from the Olympics in Tokyo where he played in all of Spain’s fixtures and helped La Roja win silver, scoring a hat-trick against Ivory Coast in the quarter-finals.

He had spent the previous season-and-a-half on loan at

Huesca

and helped his side win promotion to La Liga with nine goals in 18 games in the 2019-20 season.

Mir is Sevilla's fifth signing of the transfer window, after Erik Lamela, Gonzalo Montiel, Marko Dmitrovic, and Ludwig Augustinsson.


source: SportMob

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