The happy days of Alex Telles

The Brazilian Alex Telles has many options to be a starter at Sevilla’s left-back during the final in Budapest against Roma. Sanctioned Marcos Acuña, who was sent off in extra time of the second leg against Juventus, the other options that José Luis Mendilibar can handle They are those of Karim Rekik displaced to the band or Gonzalo Montiel, with a changed leg.

These are happy days for Alex, as the still interim coach of Brazil, Ramón Menezes, has just included him in a list of 23 footballers to play against Guinea on June 17 in Barcelona and three days later, on June 20, against Senegal in Lisbon. Menezes, who also put him in the March squad against Morocco, does not care that the footballer He has not managed to take ownership at Sevilla.

Mendilibar has almost always preferred Acuña, one of the pillars of the team. But the Canarinho has added a good number of games this season: 36, between the League (26), the Champions League (6) and the Europa League (4). On loan last summer from Manchester United, Telles already knows that he will not continue in Nervión and he has one more year left on his contract at Old Trafford, but there are other clubs interested in having him: among them, his friend Cristiano Ronaldo’s Al Nassr.

Given the lack of troops, Jorge Sampaoli He came to use the Brazilian player as a center back for part of the season. In that line of three, Alex curdled some good performance. A man little given to experiments, Mendilibar has not even thought of placing him there… And for this reason it is probable that he opted for him, and not by any other patch, for the eleven against Roma.

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