Five facts about Álvaro Cejudo

Find out more about the Wanderers second marquee signing.

Cejudo has signed from La Liga side Real Betis. 

Here are the top five facts you need to know about the Wanderers' new marquee man...

♦ In 17 games for Real Betis last season, Cejudo passed at 78% accuracy, his highest percentage in six top-flight seasons in Spain.

♦ Cejudo scored against Real Madrid in round eight of the 2016/17 La Liga season. Unfortunately it was very much a consolation goal with Betis losing 6-1 to the Spanish giants.

♦ Cejudo played one season alongside Western Sydney's other marquee player, Oriol Riera at Osasuna in 2013/14. Cejudo played 30 league games that season, and Riera 37, with the two playing a combined 1876 minutes together.

♦ Riera played 79 passes to Cejudo that season, with Cejudo finding Riera with a pass on just 28 occasions. However, Cejudo’s overall passing accuracy was 77% compared to Riera’s 68%.

♦ Cejudo shares a birthday with one of the Hyundai A-League's greatest ever imports, Thomas Broich.  Both were born on January 29, with Cejudo three years younger. 

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