Monchi warned him in Rakitic’s presentation when they asked him if the Seville he was considering signing a “nine” to alleviate the lack of goal that his forwards in general showed last season. “We have three forwards, De Jong, En-Nesyri and Carlos Fernandez, plus Munir. We are not as covered in another position as in that one ”, answered the one from San Fernando.
The fact is that if there were certain doubts with the future of the young forward who has shone on loan at Granada, with 17 goals in total (14 of them in the League), Munir El Haddadi’s positive for coronavirus announced by Sevilla brings more the youth squad to their continuity in the squad.
The Spanish-Moroccan striker will have to spend 14 days in quarantine at his home in Madrid and will not be able to start the season, so Carlos Fernández gains strength in the plans of a coach, Julen Lopetegui, who already opposed last summer that left the squad, but it was the player himself who forced the situation in search of minutes.
Now, with even the striker in Luis Enrique’s plans for future calls and many clubs in his wake, such as Benfica, Carlos Fernández’s situation has changed. However, Monchi has pending a negotiation in the face of his renewal that will not be easy, either for him to continue at Sevilla or for a new loan.