Attacking midfielder reunited with the team after days barred in Venezuela; Gabriel Pirani should start the game as a starter
Despite being two weeks away from training because of the difficulties in returning from Venezuela, where he stayed to visit his family after the game with Deportivo Lara, for the second phase of the Libertadores, the attacking midfielder Soteldo could be the novelty of Santos in the second half of the game with the San Lorenzo, this Tuesday, 06, for the first game of the third phase of the South American competition. The player normally participated in the training session on Monday, 05, at the CT do River Plate, in Buenos Aires, demonstrating conditions to be an option of the technician Ariel Holan for the final time of the duel. Gabriel Pirani should start the game in Argentina.
Due to his good appearances last season, Soteldo sparked interest in several clubs and the closest thing to signing him is Guild, who accepts to pay the US $ 5 million (about 28.5 million) requested by Santos to negotiate 50% of the attacking midfielder. Soteldo is a plan B for the Rio Grande do Sul club, after negotiations with Rafael BorréRiver Plate failed. The gremistas even offered the Colombian striker about US $ 6 million in gloves (R $ 34.5 million), US $ 2 million in salary per year and more bonuses for goals in the contract.
* With information from Estadão Content