Antonio Barragán passed a medival with Betis last week but the club only officially announced that the player has joined the club this afternoon. The left-back joins on a one-year loan from Middlesbrough with Betis reserving an option to buy the player outright next summer, on the condition he completes a series of performance-related objectives.
Antonio Barragán, in action with Middlesbrough Craig Brough (REUTERS)
Barragán's first training session with Betis on Friday
A former Liverpool and Valencia player, Barragán will join up with his new team mates for training on Friday - the team's second day back at work and will be part of the squad which will set off for Montecastillo, Jerez de la Frontera on Saturday to start their summer stage.