The 19-year-old midfielder is of interest to Alviverde, but the businessman claimed that the justification for the direction of Palmeiras is a lack of money for investment
Last Wednesday (11th), the palm trees de Abel Ferreira beat Juazeirense again 2-1, this time in Londrina, and advanced to the round of 16 of the Brazil’s Cup. Many Alviverde fans got into trouble with the coaching staff for not preserving several of the holders, who seem to feel the fatigue of several matches in the sequence of the season.
Although he praises his cast, Abel admits that he has a lean cast and the direction, behind the scenes, works with the arrival of reinforcements in the mid-year window. Clubs in Brazil will only be able to resume signings on July 18. One of Verdão’s targets is the young Facundo Farias, 19-year-old sensation from Colón, Argentina.
There are more clubs in Brazil monitoring the steps of the Argentine midfielder, considered one of the greatest promises of the new generation. Facundo’s own manager, Martín Sendoa, admitted that Palmeiras consulted his situation, but a source linked to the top leadership of the Football Academy treats the negotiations with pessimism.
“I contacted Facundo Farías’ representative in Brazilian territory and the news is not the best for Palmeiras. According to this businessman: ‘Anderson Barros and Leila Pereira’s claim is that there is no money to invest. difficult, because he is an extremely valued player'”revealed the colleague Jorge Nicola.
“Palmeiras would like to sign Facundo Farías, but has not even submitted a proposal after seeing that Colón wants between 6 and 8 million dollars for 80% of the economic rights. investment. Today, it is practically ruled out that he is hired”added the journalist of the portal Yahoo.
Clubs from Italy and Boca Juniors are also eyeing the Colón midfielder. According nicola, Facundo’s own manager gave the Palmeiras board a ‘nudge’ for the delay or lack of courage in investing in interesting players in the market. By the looks of it, Farías will be one more to stay in the alviverde statistics.
“The representative of Facundo Farías also recalled deals that were practically closed by Palmeiras, but that ended up not working out because of the lack of courage to invest: Borré, Hulk and Yuri Alberto, when he left Santos to go to Internacional”, added Nicola.