Official: Diego Capel completes move to Sporting Lisbon from Sevilla

Winger gets the move he wanted as he embarks on new adventure in Portugal with a five-year deal in Lisbon


Diego Capel
Fee: Undisclosed
Contract: June 2016

Sporting Lisbon

Sevilla have confirmed the transfer of Diego Capel to Sporting Lisbon.

The 23-year-old leaves the Liga outfit after seven years with the first-team where he lifted the Copa del Rey, Spanish Super Cup, Uefa Super Cup and two Europa League trophies.

A statement from the Spanish club reads:

"Sevilla FC and Sporting Clube Portugal of Lisbon have reached an agreement for the transfer of Capel and he has signed a five-year contract with the Alvalade entity."

Details of the transfer remain undisclosed, but it is reported that Sporting Lisbon have paid the Spanish side €3.5 million up front, and could add a further €1m if the Portuguese outfit qualify for the Champions League.

Capel played 170 games for Sevilla, 125 of those were in La Liga.

On Thursday Capel said he was very happy to be joining Sporting Lisbon.