Real Betis linked with Villarreal striker Gerard Moreno

Real Betis are reportedly keeping a close eye on many strikers across the Europe.

According to the football transfer rumours in Spanish media, Real Betis are linked with Villarreal striker Gerard Moreno.

The Spain international joined Villarreal from Espanyol for a fee in the region of 20 million euros in July 2018. His contract expires in the summer of 2023.

Gerard Moreno
Gerard Moreno

This season, Moreno has scored 12 goals and provided 3 assists in 47 appearances for Villarreal.

His performances have seen him become the target of many European clubs including Real Betis.

Quique Setién is looking to shore up his attacking options and Villarreal’s Gerard Moreno happens to be a target. The Real Betis manager has been impressed by his performances this season and could make a move this summer.

Real Betis are in the market for just a handful of statement signings who can improve the first-team.

According to Football Espana, “Real Betis have targeted Villarreal striker Gerard Moreno to alleviate their goalscoring problems, according to a report in Marca. The report cites the significance of Betis sporting director Lorenzo Serra Ferrer, who worked with the striker during a stint at Real Mallorca in the 2013/14 campaign. The striker has a €40m release clause at the club but it is likely they could aim to recoup the transfer fee that was spent last summer.”

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Villarreal are not in a position where they need to sell and would like to keep hold of the striker, but right offer may force the club to consider a deal.

Undoubtedly he would be a fantastic recruit for Real Betis.

Real Betis fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club this summer.

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