Sevilla president Jose Castro got his wish when he was presented with a toy aeroplane during a press conference to mark the LaLiga club's signing of former Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos.
Financial details were not disclosed, but Argentine media reported the loan had a purchase option worth 11 million euros ($11.95 million).
"The Atlantic lion is our goalie," Al-Hilal posted on messaging platform X, formerly known as Twitter.
As part of the cooperation agreement between the European and South American confederations, the pilot edition of the match between the Ecuadorean and Spanish teams will be played on July 19 at the Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan stadium in Seville.
"After enjoying so many years with Sevilla FC and winning several European trophies with my life-long club, I look forward to building on the recent successes at Aston Villa and ensuring this colossal club continues to grow and improve," he added.
After an unspectacular match ended 1-1 after extra time, Sevilla ruthlessly punished the Italians in the shootout, with Gonzalo Montiel firing home the winning spot kick, just as he did for Argentina in the World Cup final against France.
Europa League kings Sevilla ignored the heavy rain and the pressure of the Italian crowd at a packed Allianz Stadium to dominate the game and looked well on course continue their bid for a record-extending seventh title before Gatti's last-gasp effort left the tie evenly poised.
"Bremer won't play tomorrow due to a strain. The rest of the players are fine," Allegri told a press conference on Wednesday.
Europa League kings Sevilla breezed past Manchester United into the semi-finals of their favourite competition as Youssef En Nesyri scored twice in a dominant 3-0 win on Thursday that secured a 5-2 aggregate triumph.
"I cannot tell what it is, but is not an Achilles," the Dutchman told reporters. "I have spoken with him and he is okay and he is calm."
The match was halted in the closing stages after a supporter ran onto the pitch and assaulted Dmitrovic, punching him in the face before being wrestled to the ground by the Serbian.
The French defender is Sevilla's fourth signing of the transfer window after Marcao, Alex Telles and Isco.
Atletico Madrid’s win away at Elche was enough to ensure Atleti will be playing in the Champions League next term.
The private investment firm is the latest U.S. owner in Italy’s top league following AC Milan, Fiorentina, Spezia, AS Roma and Venezia.
They head into the deciding weekend with the finish line in sight, trying to stay ahead of a valiant but exhausted Real Madrid.
Haaland continued his prolific run in the Champions League by scoring twice as his side came from behind to earn a 3-2 win at Sevilla.
Chelsea’s youngsters should look up to Olivier Giroud as a shining example of professionalism, manager Frank Lampard said.
Chelsea’s defence has come under intense scrutiny this season but manager Frank Lampard was smiling after a goalless stalemate against Sevilla.
Inter Milan’s Romelu Lukaku was named the Europa League player of the season for 2019-20 after the Belgian forward led the Italian side to the final.
The defender, who joined Seville last summer on a loan from Real Madrid, lifted the UEFA Europa League title after defeating Inter Milan 3-2 in the final.