Select a Team

Prev Game: Spanish La Liga Sat 14th May

prev game - Deportivo La Coruna
team 1 score team 2
Deportivo 0 - 2 R Madrid

Javito set for Depor switch

La Liga side bring player back to Spain after five years

By Phil Seery.   Last Updated: 31/01/11 10:08am

  • Share:
Javito: Set for medical

Javito: Set for medical

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

Spanish winger Javito is set to undergo a medical on Monday at Deportivo La Coruna ahead of a move.

The Primera Liga side announced the impending medical of the player who currently plies his trade in Greece for Aris Salonika.

The move looks set to bring the midfielder, full name Francisco Peral Perianis, back to his homeland after starting his career in the Barcelona youth ranks.

Javito was unable to force his way into the plans of the Catalan giants and moved to the Greek Superleague with Aris in 2006.

Deportivo will hope that the 27-year-old can help lift the Galician club clear of relegation danger in a tight bottom half of the table.

A statement on the club's official website read: "The midfielder Javito, who played for Aris in the derby against PAOK on Sunday, is set to land at La Coruna airport at midday and have a medical at Deportivo La Coruna."

Deportivo are also reportedly interested in bringing Newcastle striker Xisco back to his former club.

The 24-year-old came to the Premier League in 2008 but has struggled badly to stake his claim, making just 11 appearances.

  • Share:

Related

Related Profiles

Most Popular

Features

Nolito key for Spain?

Nolito key for Spain?

He’s not the biggest name in Spain's squad but Nolito could be a crucial figure at Euro 2016.

How good is Bailly?

How good is Bailly?

All you need to know about Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly, who has signed for Manchester United.

Cristiano Ronaldo's CL finals

Cristiano Ronaldo's CL finals

How has Cristiano Ronaldo fared in Champions League finals?We look back at his previous three finals...