In recent days, the Brazilian press has been rumbling about the interest of flamencodirected by Jorge Sampaoli, in the talented Uruguayan midfielder Nicholas De La Cruz.
Although initially from the player’s environment they denied the rumors, the issue has gained strength and in Brazil there is more and more talk about a possible transfer once the Professional League of Argentine Soccer ends.
River Plate owns 50% of De la Cruz’s pass. In 2017, when the player arrived at Núñez, US$ 3,300,000 was invested for 30% of his token. In the last contract renewal, he acquired the remaining 20% for US$ 2,500,000. The other half of the pass belongs to the Uruguayan club Liverpool.
Flamengo goes with everything for Nico De La Cruz
At the moment, River Plate does not intend to sell the player, especially to a direct competitor in the Copa Libertadores. However, De la Cruz could be tempted by a possible financial offer from Flamengo. In Brazil there is talk of a possible negotiation that would be around 16 or 17 million dollars for the entire Uruguayan pass.
The Uruguayan midfielder has been a fundamental piece in Martín Demichelis’ scheme and his participation in the continental competition is key to the team’s goals. The River Plate fans expect De la Cruz to continue providing his talent and contributing his quality in the match against Sporting Cristal.
The transfer market is in constant movement and rumors are inevitable. We will have to wait to find out how the situation between River Plate and Flamengo develops in relation to Nicolás De la Cruz. Meanwhile, the fans of the Millionaire focus on the present and on the crucial game that is coming in the Copa Libertadores.