Select a Team

Prev Game: Spanish La Liga Sun 15th May

prev game - Real Betis
team 1 score team 2
Real Betis 2 - 1 Getafe

Next Game: Spanish La Liga Sat 20th Aug

next game - Real Betis
team 1 score team 2
Barcelona 17:15 Real Betis

Defender leaves Latics

Amaya seals La Liga return

Last Updated: 18/07/11 5:35pm

  • Share:
Amaya: Failed to make a single Premier League appearance for Wigan.

Amaya: Failed to make a single Premier League appearance for Wigan.

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

Defender Antonio Amaya has joined La Liga outfit Real Betis from Wigan for an undisclosed fee.

The 28-year-old joined the Latics on the eve of the 2009/10 campaign from Rayo Vallecano.

Amaya scored on his debut in a Carling Cup defeat to Blackpool but failed to force his way into the first-team picture at the DW Stadium.

The defender failed to make single Premier League appearance for the Latics, making just two further outings in the FA Cup, before re-joining Rayo Vallecano on a season-long loan last summer.

There he helped the club earn promotion back to La Liga with a second place finish in Segunda Division.

However, it is rivals Real Betis, who finished top of Segunda Division, who have swooped to take Amaya back to Spain on a permanent basis, with the defender penning a three-year deal at Estadio Benito Villamarín.

  • Share:

Related

Related Profiles

Most Popular

Features

Is Bale the Real star?

Is Bale the Real star?

Cristiano Ronaldo won Euro 2016 but it’s Gareth Bale who can be Real Madrid’s star now.

VOTE: Who should Real sign?

VOTE: Who should Real sign?

Pogba? De Gea? Hazard? Use our interactive tool to tell Real Madrid which targets they should - and should not - sign.

The rise of Griezmann

The rise of Griezmann

We chart Antoine Griezmann's unlikely route to the top ahead of Sunday's Euro 2016 final.