Midfielder Luca de la Torre immediately moves from Heracles to Spain’s Celta de Vigo. Almelo 1 will announce its transfer on Friday afternoon.
The 24-year-old American player signs a contract in Spain until mid-2026. Heracles does not announce a transfer fee. According to Spanish and American media, the transfer is worth two million dollars.
In a press release from Heracles, Luca de la Torre’s reaction to the move was as follows: “I was able to develop more in Heracles Almelo as a player and as a person. I also felt a lot of support from the club and the fans. I am grateful to them for that. I now have a great opportunity In a good club that plays in La Liga and I do not want to miss this opportunity. I wish Heracles Almelo every success in the future.”
Coach Nico Jan Hogma: „Luca has grown tremendously as a player in the last two years. This is a great transition for him, and praise for his development. In addition, he is of course a good transfer for the club. We wish Luca every success in Spain.”
United States International
De la Torre came without transfers from Fulham Football Club in 2020 and made 69 appearances for Heracles Almelo. The American international still had a contract at Almelo until mid-2023.
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