Alberto Benito, who was technical secretary of Cádiz, sports director of Almería and worked with Antonio Cordón in the Chinese Hope Group (Granada, Parma, Tondela and Chongqing Lifan) will shortly join the sports management of Real Betis, which he has been directing for some time. days the Extremaduran.
Born in Madrid 48 years ago, Alberto Benito played in the Real Madrid youth academy and went through Pegaso, Valencia, Toledo and Cádiz before performing the duties of the sports management after hanging up his boots on the Cadista team, of which he was technical secretary for five seasons. Then he was in Almería between 2007 and 2016 as sports director, with outstanding signings such as those of Negredo, Diego Alves, Felipe Melo, Chico or Piatti. After leaving Almería he went to the Anorthosis of Cyprus and in more recent times he was integrated into the structure of the Hope Group along with Antonio Cordón as head of scouting.
The name of Alberto Benito, which will fill the vacancy in the sports management left by Tino Luis Cabrera -new technical secretary of the UD Las Palmas- was announced by Radio Marca a few days ago and today it is Abc who confirms that his transfer is practically closed.