During the recently concluded transfer market, several players were interested in reaching the national championship and strengthening the clubs in the tournament, but some of the measures did not come to fruition and ultimately failed. Actually both University of Chile Like Colo Colo, they showed interest in the same footballer and conducted some surveys to add him to their squad, but never sent a formal offer.
Among all the players included in the extensive list of Bulla and Colo Colo coaches was Santiago Romero, who plays in Uruguay and has experience in Chilean football, having known how to defend the colors of Deportes Iquique. In this sense, the Uruguayan midfielder admitted that the cacique and University of Chile They picked up the phone to contact their entourage, but decided to decline the possibility of returning to the National Championship at this time.
In the last hours, the midfielder gave an interview in which he hinted at the possibility that he could join the ranks of the secular team and Albo, although they never contacted him, only with his representative. “At that time there was contact with Colo Colo and the U, who are the biggest teams there, and the return to Iquique was also managed,” Romero began in a dialogue with “AS Chile”.
In this sense, the 33-year-old footballer made it clear that he had decided to reject all the proposals received in his mailbox to be able to stay in the Danube for purely family reasons, although he did not rule out the possibility of returning to Chile. “I had many suggestions, but I decided to stay in Uruguay because my wife and I wanted to start a family. Once we are established as a family, since my son has just been born, I will see if there is a good way to return to the country, but I would like to do it,” he added.
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Mauricio Pinilla had two cycles behind him University of Chile. After progressing through all of the club’s lower leagues, he fulfilled his dream of making his professional debut in 2002, but the affection he had with the fans was suddenly broken. After reaching an agreement in principle to continue in the CDA, the former blue striker took a step aside to continue his career in Colón de Santa Fe, a decision not supported by the supporters due to the bad moment that went through them was well received by the team.
“They told me, ‘You want to go to Colón and you just renewed!’ No, dad, no one renewed me at the university, the automatic contract was renewed. Because of the minutes I played, I already had an extended contract. Many people told me that I wanted to renegotiate my contract, but that wasn’t the case. “The U did me no favors,” revealed the current sports commentator during the program “Sport in Agriculture” on “Radio Agricultura”, when the panel analyzed the possible extension of Matías Zaldivia if he reached a certain number of minutes.