Eintracht sign Fabio Blanco, Valencia youth diamond
The 17-year-old player goes free after ending his contract and not renewing
Ya is official. Fabio Blanco will play the next two seasons in Germany. Specifically in the Eintracht Frankfurt, fifth in the Bundesliga. The attacker of 17 years of age has reached the end of his contract free and the club Mestalla has not been able to retain him. The offer that was passed to him was insufficient due to the level and progression of the player, who goes to a team that next year will play the Europa League (He had been in Champions positions until the defeat on the last day against bottom Schalke).
Fabio, a player powerful and almost done physically Despite his age, he has been on the lists of high-level clubs. In Spain there was a knock on his door Real Madrid, Barcelona and Real Sociedad. The latter offered him a long-term project. In Italy, Milan and Inter also showed interest and in Holland it was the PSV the one who tried to sign him. But in the end, Fabio has chosen to play in Germany and continue your progression there in a League as powerful as the Bundesliga.
One of the keys to the operation has been in the participation and commitment of Ben Manga, the sporting director of the German team that from the first moment he wanted to have Fabio in the new project. The boy jumps up and starts a promising career with two mirrors clear. Pedri and Ferran Torres.
In the footsteps of Pedri and Ferran Torres
Fabio, only 17 years old, is a player with physical and mental level to face the challenge. Its two mirrors, with which it shares a representation agency, Leaderbrock, They are Ferran Torres (City) and Pedri (Barcelona). The player is convinced that he can reach his level. In fact, during the summer it passed several sessions working with Ferran in his home gym and soaking up the competitive ability of Foios.