Luka Romero, the young talent of Mallorca Born in Mexico and international Under-15 with Argentina, he still has not reached an agreement with the Balearic club to sign his first professional contract, as confirmed this Thursday by the coach of the vermilion Luis Garcia Plaza.
“Luka is not tied“, said the coach at the press conference prior to the visit of Mallorca, leader of the SmartBank League, to Logroño.
“With Luka we have to go slowly. Its renewal is being negotiated and has not yet been done. I know that the club is doing everything possible to renew and I hope I will do it because better than here it will not be anywhere “, said García.
The pearl of the Balearic quarry last season became the Youngest footballer to debut in the First Division at the age of 15 and 229 days, in the match between Real Madrid and Mallorca at the Alfredo Di Stéfano stadium.
Also, in the first round in Second, on November 30, 2020 against Logroñés, the Argentine international scored, with 16 years and 11 days, his first official goal with the vermilion jersey.
That afternoon in Son Moix he went down in the history of Spanish football as the second-earliest player to celebrate a goal, after José Saéz, who with 15 years and 337 days, scored in a Levante-Badalona.
Since then, he has had less presence in the squad lists and for two months he has been playing with the Majorcan subsidiary in Third division.
“We have a lot of people at the top and we are in a moment of the season in which the experience is a degree”, Garcia explained.
“He must be patient and wait for his moment. I think he got to market very quickly; I was in China when I read that a 15-year-old boy had made his debut in First with Mallorca; look at the evolution it had, you put it very high and everyone follows it. And we do not have it tied, “said the technician.
García expressed his wish that Luka Romero “renew“Now at 16 he is not a starter, but he will be at 18, because here he will surely grow up to be an important player”, settled Luis García.