With the obsession of winning the Copa Libertadores, Riquelme Y Gallant At the head of the most powerful teams in Argentina, they disbursed millions to reinforce themselves with great figures.
“Wallet kills galá & rdquor ;. And in Argentina, River Plate and Boca Juniors, the richest clubs, are the ones that acquire the most high-ranking soccer players. They are the millionaires of Argentine football and the difference between them and the rest of the domestic football clubs is increasing.
With the country in crisis, and on the verge of default with the IMF, and the price of the dollar through the roof, they signed the best pass market in recent times with the sole purpose of winning the Copa Libertadores.
Since 2018, when the Millonarios defeated Boca Juniors in the remembered Cup final in Madrid, those from Marcelo Gallardo they could not repeat the conquest. And the new president, Jorge Britoappealed to the promise of spending large sums of money on reinforcements in order to seduce the DT – tempted by several teams in Europe – with continuity.
River repatriated the idol of the 2018 Cup final, who converted the equalizing goal, the Colombian Juanfer Quintero. And he also added Ezekiel Boat. Also to Tomás Pochettino, Emanuel Mammana, Leandro González Pires and Elías Gómez. Although several of them came as loans with a purchase option, the club disbursed about 7 million dollars to strengthen itself. And though he sold his jewel, Julian Alvarezto Manchester City for 18.5 million, will retain him until July.
On the side of the Xeneize club, the last Copa Libertadores title was in 2007, with Juan Riquelme as figure. The former player today is vice president of the club and, with the promise of winning the Copa Libertadores again, he has already spent a total of 10,100,000 dollars in reinforcements, of which 3 million euros were to acquire striker Dario Benedetto, appears in the 2018 campaign that took them to the Cup final. But he also added defender Jorge Figal, the return of Pol Fernández to provide balance and play in midfield. He incorporated the young archer Leandro Brey, 19 years old who still belongs to Los Andes. And they will look for the fifth and last hiring of this summer: they want to add to Christian Caveplayer of the Peruvian national team who is in Al-Fateh of Saudi Arabia.
Of the rest of the Argentine soccer teams, except for Racing, which will pay 3,300,000 dollars to Xolos de Tijuana (Mexico) for 50% of the federative rights of the Colombian Edward Cardona, the operations were made or are being made with players on loan or as free players, free of charge and with an option high enough to predict that it will be impossible to buy a pass from them at the end of the contract.