After a medical visit on Tuesday, Argentine goalkeeper Gerónimo Rulli, loaned by Real Sociedad, becomes a descendant of Benjamin Lecomte in Montpellier.
After Benjamin Lecomte's departure in Monaco and the aborted arrivals Dominik Livakovic and Robin Olsen, Montpellier finally holds guardian No. 1. The Argentine international Geronimo Rulli It is loaned by the Royal Society to MHSC, until June 2020 with option to buy.
"Relief for all"
President Laurent Nicollin did not hide his satisfaction at seeing the end of this drama end: " It is a relief for everyone. I hope Gerónimo will bring us a lot. He is very happy to be here in Montpellier, we are delighted and we look forward to a good season for him and the club. "
At 27 years old, and an impressive size (1m89 / 84 kg), Gerónimo Rulli has all the characteristics of the modern goalkeeper, both present in the air game and fast ground. Dismissed by Royal Society and approached by Porto, he eventually makes a commitment to the MHSC and thus becomes the first non-French goalscorer.
"I'm very happy to be starting this new stage of my life and being here in my new club. Now the goal is to win as many games as possible and have a good season." said the one who will now wear the Paillade's number 1.