Villarreal Completes Signing Of Ben Brereton Diaz On A Free Transfer


Villarreal have completed the signing of Chile International Ben Brereton Diaz on a free transfer.

Brereton Diaz joins the Spanish side following the expiration of his deal with Championship club Blackburn Rovers.

He joined Blackburn Rovers in January 2019 from Nottingham Forest following a brief loan stint at the club.

Villarreal signing Ben Brereton Diaz
Ben Brereton Diaz has joined Villarreal on a free transfer

Ben Brereton Diaz made 177 appearances for the Blue and Whites, scoring 47 goals and providing 16 assists in all competitions.

Villarreal signed Ben Brereton Diaz on a four-year deal

The 24-year-old has put pen-to-paper on a four-year deal with the Yellow Submarine, meaning he will remain with the club until the summer of 2027.

Brereton Diaz produced the goods for Blackburn Rovers last term, scoring 14 goals and providing 4 assists in the Championship, but his contributions couldn’t guide the club to the play-offs.

He represented England at cadet levels before switching allegiance to Chile in 2021.

The attacker was handed the massive responsibility to lead the line for Chile national team in attack during the 2021 Copa America that was held in Brazil.

In the quarter final, Chile were defeated by host nation Brazil by 1-0 and they had to say bye-bye to the tournament.

Villarreal signing Ben Brereton Diaz
Ben Brereton Diaz

Ben Brereton Diaz has scored 7 goals and provided 2 assists in 21 appearances for Chile.

Who is Ben Brereton and when was he born?

Brereton is a professional footballer who plays as a striker for Villarreal and the Chile national team.

Brereton Diaz was born on the 18th of April, 1999.

Ben Brereton Diaz’s parents?

The name of Ben Brereton Diaz’s father is Martin Brereton, he is an English policeman and former amateur footballer in Stoke-on-Trent area and District Sunday League.

His mother’s name is Andrea Brereton Diaz. She was born in Concepción in Chile and worked at Churchill China.

Is Ben Brereton married?

Ben Brereton Diaz is not yet married but it appears he is dating Kimberley Abbott and they have been together for a long time.

Ben Brereton Diaz’s children?

Currently, based on what we gathered, he doesn’t have a child yet.

Ben Brereton Diaz net worth, salary and market value? 

His net worth is estimated to be within the region of $2 million – $7 million dollars and he was previously earning £8,500 at Blackburn Rovers.

However, he is expected to receive a pay rise in Spain, plying his trade for the Yellow Submarine.

According to Transfermkt, his market value is €16,000,000.

Clubs he has previously represented in his senior career?

Ben Brereton Diaz has played for just two clubs namely; Nottingham Forest and Blackburn Rovers.

Ben Brereton Diaz primary position?

He plays primarily as a left winger, but he can also function as an attacking midfielder or a striker.

Ben Brereton Diaz career stats?

Diaz has played 234 matches in his career, scoring 56 goals and providing 23 assists.


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