Real Betis move quick to renew Junior, Loren and Francis contractsJune 26, 2018
Real Betis are preparing contract improvements for young trio – Junior, Loren and Francis, according to reports.
The Andalusian side are busy preparing for the new season, which will include a Europa League campaign after Quique Setien guided his side to a 6th place finish.
And with the likes of Pau Lopez (Espanyol) and Takashi Inui (Eibar) already signed at the club – club director Lorenzo Serra Ferrer is already planning deals for the aforementioned trio.
All three players impressed last season, having been given a chance in the first team by former Las Palmas boss Setien.
The Andalusian side and full-back Junior have been in talks over a new deal for some-time – which would extend his deal beyond 2021 and raise his release clause from 25 million euros.
As for Francis and Loren, the club are now actively trying to do the same but negotiations are yet to begin.
Francis, who began his career with Betis – made his first team debut last season, having featured for the B team in over 59 times.
Loren, signed at the Benito Villamarin in 2015 on a loan deal and scored 43 goals in 96 games, before getting the nod in the senior team, where he scored seven goals in 15 league games last season.