The 28-year-old will continue his profession at Estadio de la Ceramica this season after he invested last month without a club
Villarreal have actually validated the finalizing of Serge Aurier on a totally free transfer for the remainder of the 2021-22 season, with the choice of extending the agreement for 2 more years.
Aurier is reunited with Unai Emery whom he worked under at Paris Saint-Germain throughout the 2016-17 season and he is set to restore his profession in La Liga.
He has actually not played in any club competitors this season due to the fact that he has actually lacked a club given that Tottenham Hotspur launched him at the end of the summertime transfer window.
During his four-year stint at Tottenham, Aurier played 77 Premier League matches with 5 objectives and 12 helps to his name.
The Ivory Coast captain ends up being the 6th African star at Estadio de la Ceramica after Senegal duo Nicolas Jackson and Boulaye Dia, Nigeria’s Samuel Chukwueze and Arnaut Danjuma, and Algeria protector Aissa Mandi.
Aurier is anticipated to sign up with the Ivory Coast team for their 2022 Fifa World Cup certifying video games versus Malawi on October 8 and 11, after which he will exist by Villarreal as their most recent gamer.
“Villarreal CF have reached an agreement with Serge Aurier, who joins the Yellows as a free agent and will represent the Yellows this season, with the option of extending the link between both parties for two further campaigns,” checked out a declaration on the club’s site.
“After finishing his medical and signing his Villarreal agreement, Aurier will avoid to represent his nation, Côte d’Ivoire, who have actually called him up for 2 World Cup qualifiers versus Malawi (Friday 8th and Monday 11th October).”
The protector will associate the Yellows after the worldwide break and will exist formally when he goes back to Spain.
“Serge Aurier is a defender who is great physically. He stands out for his power, speed, strength and capability to join the attack. He is a versatile player who tends to play at right-back, but he can also play in the middle of defence.”
Villarreal are unbeaten in La Liga this season and they are 11th on the table with 11 points from 7 matches, after getting 2 wins up until now.