RC Celta has just wrapped up the return of one of the most beloved academy players and who made the biggest name for himself in the Celta environment, with which he joined the sky-blue academy when he was nine years old. Santi Mina returns to his team after four seasons away from Vigo once the agreement between the Vigo and Valencia clubs has been sealed. With this longed for return, RC Celta already counts ten academy players on the first team and floods fans with enthusiasm with a group full of footballers raised in A Madroa in the heat of the Celta supporters.
Santi Mina, who has signed for five seasons, debuted in First Division with RC Celta in February 2013, at 17 years of age, substituting Iago Aspas, with whom he will share locker room and the Celta attack from now on. With Celta he scored twelve goals.
In his four seasons as a Valencia player, the academy player from Vigo played more than a hundred matches in First Division, where he scored almost thirty goals. in addition to playing European competitions and winning the Copa del Rey a few months ago.
Isto vai de corazón (This is all about heart)
The returns of Denis Suarez and Santi Mina give content to the motto of the club’s subscriber campaign: ‘Isto vai de corazón’. Ten academy players will give sky-blue blood to a locker room full of youth, quality and energy to confront a promising season.