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Esequiel Barco, one step away from returning to Argentine football: The midfielder is very close to finalizing his arrival at River

Essekiel Ship He left at just 18 years old for MLS soccer. At the beginning of 2018, Independiente sold it in exchange for US$15 mil


He left at just 18 years old for MLS soccer. At the beginning of 2018, Independiente sold it in exchange for US$15 million towards the . After four years in that football, he is one step away from returning to the Argentine to be a reinforcement of .

The journalist Maximiliano Grillo reported in TNT Sports Argentina that the 22-year-old attacking midfielder was offered to Núñez’s club, who did not hesitate and went looking for him. It should be remembered that he was also wanted by Flamengo and Palmeiras, both from Brazil. Atlanta United seeks to get rid of it to release the quota of foreigners.

If the last details are finalized, the arrival of Boat to River It will be on loan for one year. One of the issues to define is whether you will have an option or obligation to buy. The footballer who emerged from the lower divisions of Independiente has been playing for Atlanta United since 2018, when he was bought for US$15 million.

Boat It will be the fifth incorporation of River in this transfer market, after the arrivals of Tomás Pochettino, Leandro González Pirez, Emanuel Mammana and Juanfer Quintero. In this way, Gallardo will reinforce one of his favorite areas of the game, which is the offensive part.

In parallel, the journalist Maxi Grillo also contributed that Manchester City is coming with everything to take Julián Álvarez. The intention of the English club is to incorporate it into this transfer market, although River seeks to retain it until June. City could pay the value of his termination clause (20 million euros) or a very close sum.

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