The former Parisian will discover La Liga, under the colors of Villarreal. A choice which can be explained by the presence of Unai Emery, known in Paris.
On August 31, when most clubs embarked on a sprint to strengthen themselves, Serge Aurier and Tottenham surprised their world, by announcing an amicable termination of the right-back’s contract. Free to engage where he wanted after four seasons in London, the Ivorian intended to take the time to reflect.
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Finally, the former Parisian will discover La Liga, under the colors of Villarreal. The Yellow Submarine has announced the signing of Serge Aurier for the next three seasons. A choice which can be explained in particular by the presence of Unai Emery on the bench of the Spanish team, a coach he has known since his time in Paris.
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“I am happy to work with him again”
“It’s a good opportunity because I already know the coach. We had a great time together at PSG. Before I signed here, he called me and explained everything to me. I’m happy to be working again. with him. We have a good relationship. “, said the former Parisian for Villarreal TV, in a hurry to make his debut.
“It’s a new experience for me. I’m excited, because I’ve watched a lot of Villarreal games. I think it’s a good opportunity, it’s a new challenge. I can’t wait to participate in my first training with my new team. I can’t wait. I’m ready “, a then added the Ivorian international, focus.
Within the Spanish club, the former RC Lens will also find Etienne Capoue, known in Toulouse, or Foyth, alongside Tottenham. Although qualified for the Champions League, Villarreal will not be able to count on the full-back in European competition, the lists having already been completed for the group stage.