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ESCUDERO & RUBEN PEREZ

27 Jul 2010
On Sunday Lendoiro announced their signings, and within the next days the club hopes to complete the last details of both operations. A third player that could arrive is a new striker; the names that have been mentioned are Sergio García and Alberto Perea.

During Sunday’s press conference president Lendoiro confirmed the arrivals of left-back defender Sergio Escudero Palomo (21, Real Murcia) and midfielder Rubén Pérez del Mármol (21, Atletico Madrid). Both operations aren’t official yet as Deportivo hasn’t closed the negotiations with the players, but the club’s authorities hope to sign everything by the end of this week.

Lendoiro said that he had a ‘total agreement’ with Real Murcia for Escudero, but that Deportivo still had to negotiate the wages and the duration of the contract with the player. On Monday newspaper El Faro de Murcia wrote that Depor agreed to pay €1.5 million for the young defender and that some small details were pending, but the same source claimed that the player was going to travel to La Coruña during Monday. Escudero is going to be the replacement of Filipe Luis.

Meanwhile, Depor’s president confirmed that the loan of midfielder Rubén Pérez was part of the deal with Atletico Madrid for the transfer of Filipe. The president admitted that he still had to negotiate with the player the terms of the contract. And on Monday Sportpaper AS informed that the agent of the midfielder, Juanma López was already talking with Depor’s boss and that the player might arrive to La Coruña during this week. The same source talked to the player and he said that, “Deportivo is an exciting club for any player.”.

Finally, Lendoiro mentioned that the first squad of Deportivo can be closed with the arrival of these two players; however the papers in La Coruña suspect that a final signing would be a fourth striker as part of Lotina’s petitions. Depor’s president already discarded the option of Diego Costa, this since Atletico Madrid wasn’t allowing his departure.

And within the last hours the names of Sergio Garcia (27, Betis) and Alberto Perea Correoso (19, Atletico Madrid) have been mentioned as a possible targets. Website alfinaldelapalmera.com claims that Depor has contacted Real Betis and that it could accept to pay €400,000 for the loan of the player (one season). The same source affirms that the wages of the player can be paid with the transfer of Ruben Castro , who is in the wishing list of Betis. In the other hand, Radio Galega informed on Monday that the second youngster that could come from Atletico as part of Filipe’s transfer is Alberto Perea, a 19-year-old striker that can also perform as a winger, he already debuted at Atletico’s first team.

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