Ronaldo calls Boca the steering wheel and opens the doors of Cruzeiro, says the journalist

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Agustn Almendra, 22, of Boca Juniors-ARG, is being watched by Cruzeiro

Cruzeiro stays interested by signing midfielder Agustn Almendra, 22, from Boca Juniors. According to journalist Augusto César, from right here ESPN Argentinathe participant acquired, this Friday (18), Ronaldo’s name.

The essential shareholder of Cruzeiro’s Sociedade Anima do Futebol (SAF), Fenmeno “opened the doors” to the Celeste membership and Valladolid, the staff managed by the former striker in Spain.

“Ronaldo has spoken straight with Agustin Almendra in the previous couple of hours. The Brazilian needs to be sure or sure. The doors are open to his two golf equipment: Cruzeiro and Valladolid,” wrote Cesar on Twitter.

Still in response to the journalist, the employees of Almendra are being analyzed to find out the future of the younger midfielder. “The space (of the participant) can also be different gives to signal a preliminary contract in January and switch in June, free of charge,” he added.


Almendra was born in Caseros, a metropolis in the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. At a younger age, he began his profession in the youth groups of Boca. He went by means of the under-17 and under-20 classes of the nationwide staff. In 2018, at the age of 18, he was promoted to the skilled staff.

In the first 12 months there have been solely 5 video games in the first staff. One of them is fascinating, exactly in opposition to Cruzeiro: Xeneize’s victory with a outcome of 2-0 in the first leg of the quarter-finals of the Copa Libertadores. At that second, he got here on in the thirty ninth minute of the second half and made his aggressive debut.

In 2019, he skilled his most exceptional second. He performed 23 video games (18 as a starter) and scored one objective. The good begin led Napoli to supply a powerful $29 million to signal him, however then Boca president Daniel Angelici determined to say no the supply, believing that the boy may very well be valued.

Agustn Almendra, Boca Juniors midfielder talked about in Cruzeiro

After enjoying simply seven video games in 2020, he was used once more in 2021. As half of the staff, he performed 33 video games, scoring 4 objectives and offering two assists. Until, in 2022, he misplaced his place and precipitated a combat with coach Sebastian Battaglia.

Unhappy with the reserving, he complained to the coach and was completely eliminated. He apologized, however it did not work. Even with the change of coach (Hugo Ibarra took over), he remained away from the video games. This 12 months, he solely took the discipline twice.

In complete, Boca has performed 69 video games, six objectives, 4 assists and 5 titles (two Argentine Championships, one Argentine Cup, one Argentine Super Cup and one Argentine League Cup).

Almonds in Brazil?

Faced with the reverse situation, Almendra started to barter with golf equipment in different nations, similar to Mexico and Brazil. He additionally mentioned a switch to Santos this season, however the deal was not closed. Now, he seems as a attainable reinforcement for Cruzeiro.

Almendra solely has till the center of 2023 with Boca. Therefore, he can already signal a preliminary contract with one other membership from the starting of subsequent 12 months. Cruzeiro is betting on that chance to attempt to strengthen with the promising midfielder, seen as a reputation with the chance of resale.

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