Squad news


24 Mar 2009
It is well know that Joan Verd?? wants to continue at Deportivo, and now the Catalan midfielder is reaffirming his intentions during a conversation with newspaper Xornal de Galicia. Meanwhile, Sergio and Manuel Pablo want a new contract for two years.

Deportivo still missing to renew the contracts of the players that are free to go in June (De Guzm??n, Verd??, Sergio, Manuel Pablo, Mun??a, Pablo Amo). Besides, the club still has to resolve the new contract of coach Miguel Angel Lotina. So far, the player that’s more close to sign the extension of contract is Joan Verd??.

His agent, Magico D?az, has said recently that a final agreement is very possible to occur, while the same player has admitted his interest in keep playing for Depor. His latest declarations were made to newspaper Xornal de Galicia and he reaffirmed his intentions, ?My desire is to stay on here for several years, I even see myself here in ten years. I would have 35 and that’s a good age to be playing football.? Verd?? said. The Catalan scored his fifth goal of the season on last Sunday’s confrontation against Real Betis.

In the interview, the Catalan also talked about some issues of his personal life, ?I love to go out with my wife, I go anywhere with her, to the beach or to the movies, though when my first child will born… My favourite movie is ?Radio’ with Cuba Gooding Jr, who is also my favourite actor. About TV series, I was fanatic of ?Los Serrano’. I never missed any chapter. Of the former series, I like ?Sin tetas no hay para?so’, though we are waiting to see the beginning of the new season.?

Meanwhile, other two players ending contract, Sergio and Manuel Pablo, are waiting for novelties. According to AS, both veterans won’t have a problem to accept the economical proposition of Depor, but they will push for a two-year contract, while Lendoiro is only offering one plus the option to extend it for an additional year (figure usually known as 1+1).



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