The terms of the Barça/Elche agreement by Álex Hill
FC Barcelona follows by working in the ‘exit operation’ to lighten the staff of the first team and the next in exit will be Álex Hill. The canterano will leave ceded again, this time for a season, without purchase option. Elche will be his destination and the midfielder already finds Valencian ground pending the official announcement of the operation by part of the two clubs.
In this direction, journalist Fabrizio Romano confirmed that the coins will seal the operation in the next 24 or 48 hoursby which that of Sabadell could add to the practices of Elche during the Sunday day. The agreement establishes that Elche will pay half of the player’s salary, while Barca will pay the remaining 50%. In this regard, the míster of the ‘franjiverde’ group expressed his satisfaction with the imminent arrival of a Hill that in the 2021-22 left a good impression in Granada, despite the descent of the ‘nazaríes’.
Álex Hill will become Elche’s new player in 24/48h. Agreement already concluded between Barcelona and Elche, praise agreement until June 2023. 🟢 #FCB
Elche will pay almost 50% of the salary for this season.
— Fabrice Romano (@FabrizioRomano) August 13, 2022
“The important thing is that he wants to come and we want him to get revenge. We are illusory in that he can train and everything can be settled contractually. Hill is a very close possibility and ojalá can give today’ today”, said coach Francisco Rodríguez in the precedent of La Liga debut on Monday at Betis. Elche has just reached permanence last season with 42 points, four units from the ‘red zone’.
Álex, for his part, had a good championship with Granada. The Barça canterano played 17 parties (1.023 minutes) in which he added a pair of goals and an assist. Its both arrived in the day 32 (1-4 defeat before Valencia) and in the date 36 (1-0 triumph before Athletic Bilbao) a result that seemed to promote those of Aitor Karanka to salvation . However, Betis’ downfield and goalless draw at home with Espanyol sent them to second.
Hill seeks leadership in Elche
At 23, the midfielder intends to consolidate in a First Division plantel and give a quality leap in his career. Although he traveled with Barca to turn it into American and added minutes, it was clear that, in front of the “overbooking” of midfield players that has the group led by Xavi Hernández, would be very difficult for that of Sabadell colarse in the staff of the 2022-23 season. With a deal until June 2023, Hill is very likely to move to another club next year.