Torrecilla adamant that Rubén Castro will not leave Betis

Betis' Director of Sport stressed that the striker, who is expected to sign a contract renewal, is a key player for the team inspite of Gus Poyet's recent comments.

Torrecilla adamant that Rubén Castro will not leave Betis

Real Betis' Director of Sport Miguel Torrecilla clarified Rubén Castro's position with the Verdiblancos this season: "Rubén is not going anywhere under any circusmstances. He's key for us and he is completely integrated into Gustavo Poyet's style of football".

The Uruguayan coach caused alarm and uncertainty about the striker's future this week with declarations to the press ahead of Friday's meeting with Deportivo, telling reporters, "We are praying that no one comes up with the millions of euros which a player like him is worth because the transfer market remains open".


Table PTS W D L
18Valencia 0 0 0 1
19R. Sociedad 0 0 0 1
20Betis 0 0 0 1
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Betis - Deportivo V-26/08 20:45
Valencia - Betis D-11/09 16:00
Betis - Granada V-16/09 20:45


  • Luis Suárez3Goals
  • Sergi Roberto94Passes
  • Casemiro20Steals

*Update 26 de agosto de 2016

The 35-year-old centre-forward has just one year to run on his current contract with Betis and the club is negotiating with his agents to offer a new deal.