Paco Alcacer transfer: The Villarreal striker is on loan for 40 hours before signing a permanent contract with Sharjah FC.


It looks like he left sooner than he arrived and Spain striker Paco Alcacer could set the record for most playing years. shortest time with a new club after his loan spell at Sharjah FC was cut short just 40 hours after it started. The Villarreal player official statement was short and precise: « Al Sharjah have decided to unilaterally cancel the loan agreement they had concluded with Villarreal CF for the loan of Paco Alcacer ». At least until the other shoe falls off.

Flight from Villarreal to the United It takes about 12 hours to get to the United Arab Emirates. It is therefore conceivable that Alcacer spent more time traveling than he spent with Sharjah FC. It may have been a ploy to rack up air miles as Alcacer reached an agreement with Villarreal to terminate his contract before signing with Sharjah FC on a free transfer. Alcacer will sign a three-year contract with the club.

It’s a complicated transfer as Villarreal are looking to secure a free transfer. Edinson Cavani but needed Alcacer’s salary to achieve this. With Boulaye Dia ready to SalernitanaUnai Emry lacks strikers but the loan was probably canceled to find a way to meet Cavani’s salary demands.

Alcacer had a great summer and was offered to return to the club. Borussia Dortmund but with the team settling on Anthony Modeste(and with Cristiano Ronaldo pushing to transfer there.) the suitors in Germany decreased. Hertha Berlin were another club in the running, but ended up landing in the United Arab Emirates, for over 40 hours this time around. For a striker who looked set to be one of Valencia’s next big stars, ending up in the United Arab Emirates isn’t what was expected at just 28, but this transfer saga is a good microcosm of how the Alcacer’s career has been strange.

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