Departing Sevilla star Óliver Torres links up with former teammate in Mexico

Departing Sevilla midfielder Óliver Torres’ next club has this weekend been made official.

The 29-year-old, it has been confirmed, has put pen to paper on terms with Liga BBVA MX outfit Rayados del Monterrey.

Torres’ impending exit from Sevilla had of course been common knowledge for some time now, after the Spaniard came to the decision not to renew his expiring contract.

Despite as much, he continued to play an important role at The Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán this past season, racking up 31 appearances across all competitions, 18 of which came by way of La Liga starts.

Beginning next season, though, Torres will embark on a new adventure, in Mexico.

As confirmed by the aforementioned Rayados del Monterrey, and relaid by Marca, on Sunday, the ex-Atlético Madrid talent has signed terms at the The Estadio BBVA through the summer of 2027.

Torres will join a former teammates at both Sevilla and Porto at his new club, with Jesús Corona currently plying his trade with Rayados.

Fellow countryman Sergio Canales, too, is on the books in Monterrey at present.

‘In our permanent search to grow and have a competitive team in each competition in which we participate, the Rayados del Monterrey present Óliver Torres as a new albiazul player with a contract until June 2027. Óliver arrives at Monterrey after 5 years with Sevilla of the Spanish League, in which he won two UEFA Europa League titles (in the 2019-2020 and 2022-2023 seasons).

‘The player will travel in the coming days to undergo medical examinations in the city of Monterrey. Óliver will meet again in Rayados with Jesús “Tecatito” Corona, who was his teammate in Sevilla and Porto, and with Sergio Canales, whom he faced in La Liga. The Spanish player will have his first challenges with Monterrey in the Apertura 2024 tournaments of the Liga BBVA MX and the Leagues Cup 2024. Welcome, Óliver!’

Conor Laird | GSFN

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