Roberto Olabe, the sporting director at Real Sociedad, embarked on an ambitious project this summer. He secured the services of young talents like Odegaard, Isak, and Roberto Navarro while supplementing the starting eleven with a La Liga proven talent in Portu. By managing to retain players like Oyarzabal, WIllian Jose, and Zaldua among many others - La Real have built a team to remember. With the intelligent appointment of Imanol Alguacil, Olabe has earned rightful praise for his role in building the squad construction. He spoke to the media today via teleconference and was asked about Martin Odegaard’s future:
“Martin decided to come to us after having an agreement with Bayer Leverkusen,” Olabe said. “I imagine that he liked what he heard and saw, and I understand that it’s going to be similar now.