Hugo Mallo Novegil is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Celta de Vigo as a right defender. Mallo played youth football for three different local clubs, finishing his formation with Celta de Vigo. He was immediately inserted in the first team setup, appearing in 25 Segunda División games in his first season. Mallo started in all 34 matches he appeared in 2011–12, as the Galicians finished second and returned to La Liga after five years. He made his debut in the competition on 18 August 2012, in a 0–1 home loss against Malaga CF.
La Liga: How have the promoted teams fared so far?
The start of this year’s Primera Division saw three old favourites return to the top flight; Celta Vigo, Deportivo La Coruna and Valladolid were all promoted from the Segunda last season. As with all newly promoted teams they do need a little time to find their feet and adjust to … Continue reading →