On Tuesday night, what was an open secret was confirmed: the signing of Pedro Porro by one of the big fish in the Premier League, the Tottenham Hotspur. The English will pay 45 million euros for the wingerSporting Lisbon. And of these millions, a small pinch will go to the Peralada i al Gironaclubs in which the footballer was in his formative stage.
Porro arrived at Montilivi in the summer of 2017 to be part of the youth team and practically did not even have time to go through the subsidiary, previously Peralada, which in one season went on to occupy the right wing of the first team, led then by Eusebio Sacristan. Of course, it was Pablo Machin who made his debut in a match of Copa in the LevantAlt Emporda had Arnau Hallfirst, and later boy as coaches.
He played 35 games for Girona and scored his first goal as a professional Madrid in a defeat in the Cup (1-3). Later, Manchester City kept him in their possession, paying a considerable amount to Montilivi’s, and leaving him in Valladolid so that the footballer from Extremadura could continue his journey to First, after the descent of Girona. 2020 was the time to travel to Portugalsigning for theSporting Lisbonwhere he won the League Cup -with a decisive goal of his in the final included- and the League. Given his good performance, Sporting kept him in ownership. And Porro has not stopped: he has continued to grow to the point of attracting the interest of a Tottenham team that incorporates him on loan for five million euros, but has agreed to pay 40 million to be his in the summer.
“I feel very happy. I really wanted to come here. It’s a unique opportunity for me and I hope everything goes well. I think I can bring a lot of character and personality. Since I was a child, the Premier League has been a dream and now it is about to come true”, commented Porro in his first statements.
He also spoke about the operation quique jail, who highlighted Girona’s work in the lower categories in recent years: “This was one of the goals I had when I arrived in Montilivi. For many years we have been working in a specific way, with the aim of reaching very high points. There are many boys, but the transfer of Porro shows that the work is working and we must continue on the same path”, he boasted.