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Recio on loan to Granada CF until June
Málaga Club de Fútbol’s Recio will play on loan at Granada Club de Fútbol until the end of the season, following an agreement reached by both Clubs today. The ‘Malagueño’ midfielder, who moved up from the lower categories of Málaga CF, will return to the Blue and Whites at the end of the loan period.
Twenty-one year-old José Luis García del Pozo, known as ‘Recio’, - turns 22 on 11th January – formed part of Málaga CF’s La Academia, until he made his debut in Third Division Atlético Malagueño in 2009/10. He’s played for Spain in the under-20’s and under-21’s teams – reaching the 2011 under-20’s World Cup in Columbia. He is the nephew of former CD Málaga player ‘Recio’, and debuted with Manuel Pellegrini’s first team in 2010/11.
As a first team member, despite being part of Atlético Malagueño – number ‘28’ shirt – ‘Recio’ has played a total of 35 matches in the First Division, and 14 in the Copa del Rey, scoring two goals and receiving six yellow cards in over two seasons with the Blue and Whites first team.