ANDhe first signing of Osasuna for the 22-23 season is now official. This is Rubn Pea, a footballer who lHe is free after agreeing to terminate his contract with Villarreal, a team in which he has played for the last three seasons. Precisely three are the years for which he has signed with the Navarrese team: until June 2025. The termination clause is set at fifteen million euros.
Competition for Nacho Vidal
The right back was one of the priority positions to be reinforced by Osasuna during the current summer market. The sports management was looking for a player who would compete with Nacho Vidal in said demarcation as the Valencian has been the undisputed starter in recent campaigns. In this one, the injury of Jesús Areso, “forced” Vidal to play practically all the matches. With almost two years ‘blank’, a transfer is sought so that the defender from Cascantin obtains the minutes that have resisted him. And that is where Osasuna was looking for a footballer who could stand up to Vidal on the right flank. And here Pea’s arrival in the discipline of the group directed by Jagoba Arrasate is framed.