Chen there were just hours left before the market close in the summer of 2021, the Valencia run to try to hit Jos Bordals a candy in a complex market for Valencia. Suddenly Hugo Duro appeared who entered the scene in just a few hours. It was him player you want at that moment. Valencia agreed but without believing it much. Cession with an option. Just in case. The boy came from playing in what was the old Segunda B. With Real Madrid B and with Getafe wanting to get rid of him no matter what.
In that negotiation, a purchase option time closed of four million euros. Everything with deadline. May 15, 2022 expires. Just before finishing the League.
The player arrived at Mestalla with a market value of just five million euros according to the Transfermarkt portal. And the season begins. Tal has been the boom of this striker who was a sin that Valencia let the opportunity slip away to have an upward value in your workforce. Settled player, who has exploded in Mestalla. Four million euros!… when today a minimum of five is requested for any striker. Well, such has been the progression that Valencia signs a property attacker for half of what is currently priced.
Right now Duro has a market value (already) of eight million euros. A bargain. With just 22 years and a promising future in the elite after having exploded by surprise in Valencia.
Controversy with the management of his signing
jos Bordals I spoke hours before of being officially known that Valencia exercised the purchase option. “I already mentioned it. I have to talk to the club if they consider that they should consult me in such an important decision”, indicated Once the events took place, he received a call from the sports management explaining the club’s decision.
Bordals later referred to the matter again. “After the press conference, the sports director called me and informed me that they had received the OK from Peter Lim to exercise the option to purchase Hugo Duro. The club has decided. I am not going to assess it, because it is the club that has decided it because he is a young player“.