Castro (President Sevilla): “I did everything possible to get Monchi to stay.”

Speaking at his club’s shareholders meeting, José Castro, the president of Sevilla, mentioned the departure of current Roma sporting director, Monchi. These are his words via El Decano Deportivo:

“Last year, we had a good transfer market campaign, especially with our purchases, even despite the rumors about Monchi’s departure. I did everything possible to get him to stay here at Sevilla, but he decided otherwise. He deserved to be satisfied.”

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