Sevilla FC of Liga Espanola are considering the contract of Hiroshi Kiyotake in this summer.

Kiyotake is 26-year-old and he became a professional player in Oita Trinita of J-League, 2008. After that, he was moved to 1.FC Nurnberg of Bundesliga in 2012 through Cerezo Osaka. He played in 64 games(2 years in Nurnberg), but since the team was relegated to the 2nd division, he was moved to Hannover in 2014.

He gave the jersey number 10 in Hannover and played as a central player that took 10 goals and played in 53 games in 2 years. But because the team was relegated to the 2nd division, he had been rumors transfers.

Kiyotake had a contract that if Hannover are relegated to the 2nd division, he can be moved by the contract cancellation payment of 6.5 million euros. For that reason, Hertha Berlin, FC Koeln, Bayer Leverkusen and Hoffenheim were interested in him.

Sevilla were 7th place of Liga Española in 2015-2016 season, but they were 3 consecutive in UEFA Europa League and will participate in UEFA Champions League next season. For Ever Banega will move to Intel Milano, Sevilla was considering the acquisition of Kiyotake. They pay the contract termination payments to Hannover, and have plans that connects 4-year contract with Kiyotake.

■Japanese players who played in Liga Espanola

Shoji jo(Real Valladolid)2000

Akinori Nishizawa(RCD Espanyol)2000-2001

Yoshito Okubo(RCD Mallorca)2005-2006

Shunsuke Nakamura(RCD Espanyol)2009-2010

Akihiro Ienaga(RCD Mallorca)2011-2012

Mike Havenaar(Cordoba CF)2014-2015

Takashi Inui(SD Eibar)2015-