As reported by La Voz de Almería and has been able to confirm As Mathieu Peybernes is going to be a new Malaga player. The agreement is very close to becoming official in the next few hours. The French central defender has rescinded his contract with Almería, the team to which he belonged and where he arrived in the 2019-20 season during the presidential term of Alfonso García. From Lorient. The new direction that the Almeria team took after being bought by the Saudi Sheikh Turki Al Sheikh closed opportunities and that is why it was transferred first to Lugo and then to Real Zaragoza with whom it seemed to have everything agreed. He also played for Sporting.
Manolo Gaspar's management in this operation has been spectacular because, after cooling off the options with those of La Romareda, he knew how to get ahead of Huesca and Swansea, who also wanted him. Will sign for two seasons. Peybernes is a central with excellent packaging. He has a good level and experience. He is forceful although speed is not his strong suit.
Peybernes, in this way, will be Málaga's sixth signing after Javi Jiménez, Paulino, Ismael Gutiérrez, Brandon and Dani Martín.