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The Betis defensive midfielder, called up by Vicente del Bosque for Euro 2012, knows it will be hard for most teams to meet his club's financial demands for a potential transfer

Benat is expecting to stay at Real Betis next season, as he believes his club side have deliberately priced him out of the market.

The 25-year-old became the first Betis player since Juanito in 2008 to wear the Roja jersey when he took part in Spain's friendly victory against Serbia a fortnight ago. although he did not make Spain's final 23-man squad for Euro 2012.

Nonetheless, he still enjoyed an impressive debut season for the Andalucian outfit in La Liga, but admits their asking price of €20 million is likely to deter any interested parties from making a bid this summer.

"I do not know what my value is, but it is hard today for a team to shell out such money," Benat told Marca.

"Interested clubs would need to make an offer that satisfies all parties."

Benat then spoke of his happiness in making his Spain bow against the Serbs, adding that he was made to feel right at home with the rest of the camp while on international duty.

"[Cesc's] injury is nothing, he will fully recover shortly," he continued.

"Nonetheless I am very happy with this experience and by the opportunity for me to learn and improve myself. The secret is that I have really been accepted as part of the team."

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