Squad news


09 Aug 2016
Double feature at the Riazor with the historic debut of Depor ladies and a demanding game against a Champions League outfit, Villarreal CF. Garitano has a full squad available with the only absence of Marlos Moreno.

First presentation in the season for both Deportivo and Depor Ladies at the Riazor; in the case of the female team is their first ever game at the stadium. The Teresa Herrera is calling the attention as the fans could see for the first time the gals and at the same time they could see for the first time the new project of Deportivo.

Both teams had no big casualties for the tournament, the only one at the male team is Marlos Moreno, who will join the trainings until next week. Coach Gaizka Garitano will release his list of picked players after Tuesday’s session.

The rival for both teams is Villarreal CF. The female team of the yellow submarine competes at Segunda División and has completed two training sessions at Abegondo before the Teresa Herrera, just like the first team.

The male team is one of the big sides in La Liga Santander. They will compete in the next edition of the Champions League and the club is making a big effort in the market in order to shine. So far they have invested €51 million is signings. The most expensive one has been midfielder Roberto Soriano (€15 million)

Their last signing is attacker Nicola Sansone, who arrived a few days ago from Sassuolo. He joined the trainings with the team at Abegondo and could have some minutes in the game. Coach Marcelino Toral has 22 players available for the meeting, there are two casualties for injury reasons: striker Cédric Bakambu (leg knock) and Denis Cheryshev (knee surgery)

Picked players at the male team:
Keepers: Asenjo, Andrés & Barbosa.
Defenders: Mario, Rukavina, Jaume Costa, José Ángel, N’Diaye, Bonera, Musacchio & Víctor Ruiz.
Midfielders: Bruno, Trigueros, Jonathan dos Santos, Soriano, Samu Castillejo, Rodri & Cantalapiedra.
Attackers: Soldado, Pato, Sansone & Mario González.



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