Baena joins Victory!

Melbourne Victory have signed Spanish midfielder Raul Baena on a one-year loan deal from Granada CF, subject to the completion of a medical.

Baena comes from the famous La Masia – Barcelona’s prestigious youth academy, where he graduated from in 2007 and signed to La Liga team, Espanyol.

He spent four years at Espanyol under current Tottenham manager, Mauricio Pochettino before heading to Madrid to sign for Rayo Vallecano.

Raul has played in over 150 La Liga games and captained Granada CF during the 2017/18 season.