Kiko Casilla arrives on loan to Elche

ANDl goalkeeper Kiko Casilla returns to Spain. Elche have announced the signing of the Catalan goalkeeper, what comes On loan from Leeds United until June 2022. The tarraconense becomes the third incorporation of the franjiverde club in the summer market, after the defenders Pedro Bigas and Enzo Roco.

Kiko Casilla (Alcover, Tarragona, 10/02/1986) was trained in the lower categories of Real Madrid. In Spain, it has passed through Cádiz, Cartagena and Espanyol. In 2015 he returned to the Madrid club to be part of their first squad as a substitute for Keylor Navas. Elche’s new goalkeeper too he has been an absolute international with the Spanish National Team.

Elche reinforces its goal with an experienced goalkeeper. Kiko Casilla He will compete for the position with Edgar Badia, who was key in the permanence of the people from Elche in the First Division. However, he was relegated to the bench in the final stretch of the course. The Barcelona goalkeeper has a contract with the Elche entity until 2022. Paulo Gazzaniga, the goalkeeper Fran Escribá bet on in recent games, was released from Elche after finishing his loan.

The club from Elche continues to plan the 2021-2022 season. Christian Bragarnik, the owner of Elche, is in Argentina pending all movements. The objective is to carry out a dozen signings to build a more competitive squad and try to achieve a more comfortable stay than last season in the First Division.

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