Manuel Pellegrini, technician of RealBetis, Some of the novelties and main absences in the Verdiblanco team’s call-up for this Saturday’s derby against Sevilla FC, in which the Franco-Senegalese will be present for the first time this season, have advanced in a press conference Youssouf Sabaly, while Marc Bartra will be left out, as will willian joseph -who has already started to train partially with the group-, Joaquin, Paul or Martin Montoya.

The Betis coach gave an account of the lows and highs for the derby: “Willian José started working with the group after his muscle injury, it is another step forward in his recovery, but he will not be available for the match. Bartra He has not been able to train normally and is not cited either. Youssouf (Sabaly) He is already training normally with the group, he is fit and will be in the summons for the derby. It will be an important contribution for us in this second round”, explained the Chilean coach of Real Betis.

Pellegrini also made reference to the fact that Canales has moved to a hotel these days so as not to get Covid at home, where there are positive people: “The Sergio (Channels) It is just a case in point. I have read that (that he had moved to a hotel) and surely that was the most convenient for his health and, of course, for the sports part. He is a very important player for Betis and luckily he will be available for the match against Sevilla,” he said.

Pellegrini has all three goalkeepers –Rui Silva, Claudio Bravo and Joel Robles, who to date has played the two Cup qualifiers due to an injury to the Chilean- fit for the derby and did not want to reveal who will be the starter: “Regarding the goal, as in any position on the field, the more alternatives we have, much better. The three of them are fit to play and we’ll see tomorrow who is in charge of stopping them. For me, more important than who is going to play is the fact that the three of them give us full security”, added the Betis coach.

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