So, where's he now? Well, as far as old Ferret can work out, it's fast approaching decision time for our Sunny as the 19-year-old Valencia prospect ponders a host of options.
One of them, we still suspect, includes an offer of a six-month loan at Carrow Road – not that the Spanish Under-20 star is short of 'other girlfriends' as one translation put it.
Malaga in the Spanish Second Division looks to have replaced AEK Athens as the firm favourite; one thing does appear certain, that Mestella boss Ronald Koeman has told the lad he won't be getting a look-in there this spring.
Anyway, and apologies for the rough translation, the latest seems to be that Sunny is still thinking about the Malaga offer. He is, one paper claimed, Malaga's 'main option in the market to strengthen the workforce before next Thursday 31.'
Apparently the lad himself suggested that the chance to relocate to La Rosaleda club was “the most interesting, but has yet to make a decision”.
“Malaga is a great club, but out of respect for Valencia cannot make further comments now,” said our boy, which suggests that there is still plenty going on behind the scenes.
In fact if you're Koeman and on wobbly ground with the impatient Spanish masses given that you've now gone two months without a league win, do you actually want your little starlet sat out on loan on your doorstep and doing well?
Or would you rather get him out of sight and out of mind, in some far flung corner of the European footballing globe?
Be that AEK, Celtic, Toulouse, the 'Royal Society' or wherever else you fancy?
There has, it seems, been a big change of heart among the Mestella management; one that now leaves the one-time Lagos youngster facing another big crossroads in his teenage career
“A month ago Sunny had bids First and Valencia told him that he could not leave. Now the club is notified otherwise,” 'laments' the representative of the player, Rodrigo Fernandez.
He now, says his Mr 10 Per Cent, Sunny has just a week in which to make a decision.
Malaga, 'aspiring to promotion' are 'postulated as the joint best placed', but he and the ever-talkative Mr Fernandez must consider all the options on the table.
AEK are now 'further along in the race'.
There is, it seems, one final option. That he stays firmly put and tries to get Koeman's stance to soften – or rather in the way of Spanish football, just waits for 'Black Spot' to be handed the Dutch legend and hope to get his face back in when the new boss arrives.
“It is a decision that has to take the player, and nor should we dismiss him stay in Valencia and try to earn the job, you never know,” says our man Fernandez, 'who expects an early resolution of the case'.
Not that early, hopefully. This is all too much fun…
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