Girona have been one of the stories of the infant season so far. After a successful campaign last time out, narrowly missing out on European football, the Catalan side have started off the season on fire, winning four and drawing one of their opening games.
Only Barcelona have scored more than their 11 goals this season, and only Real Madrid have conceded less than their 4 so far. If that wasn’t enough they’re highly entertaining.
Losing a number of players over the summer, many expected this to be a harder season for the Blanquivermells. But the likes of Savio, a 19-year-old Brazilian winger, have been lighting up their matches so far.
Arriving on loan from ESTAC Troyes, who are also part of the City group, Savio barely featured for Atletico Mineiro, before moving to Europe for €6m. Heading on loan to PSV Eindhoven for the second half of last season, he played mostly for their B team, before heading to Girona.
“We are working to get him to play on the left. But the players who have quality know that when the team needs something from them, they have to adapt,” Manager Michel Sanchez told Marca.Read on football-espana.net