It's been a very busy twenty-four hours at the Sanchez-Pizjuan. After agreeing to sell Carlos Bacca to AC Milan, the next announcement from Sevilla was to agree terms with Ukraine star Yevhen Konoplyanka, who posed outside the stadium gates during the early hours of Friday morning.
Now the Europa League winners have officially announced another deal has been struck, after having agreed terms with Getafe for the capture of left-back, Sergio Escudero.
The official announcement from the official Sevilla FC website declared:
"Sevilla FC have reached an agreement with Getafe CF for the signing of Sergio Escudero, pending the left-back passing a medical next week."
"The contract tying Escudero to Sevilla FC, if everything goes to plan, will be for four years."
Having had a brief stint in charge at Getafe last season, recently appointed Watford manager Quique Sanchez Florez, was also reportedly interested in moving for Escudero, but it appears the opportunity of playing in the Champions League was too good to resist for the player.
Featuring in the elite European competitions were highlights Escudero last enjoyed, during a spell with German outfit FC Schalke 04. He made 4 appearances in the Champions League during the 2010-11 season, then 3 appearances in the Europa League during the 2011-12 campaign.
Including his initial loan spell at Getafe, Escudero made a total of 63 appearances in all competitions, over the course of three seasons at the modest south of Madrid club.