The defender arrived in Sao Paulo and spoke for the first time before returning to Timao
Even without scoring goals, Corinthians went through a complex season sequence with positive results. In recent weeks, he managed to qualify for the Libertadores Cup quarter-finals, after he passed Argentina’s Boca Juniors, beat Flamengo in the Brazilian Championship, and finished Santos, last Wednesday (13), to reach the stage. Is Brazil.
This is due to the defensive work of the team led by Vitor Pereira. Amidst the sector’s good moment, Alfinegro Paulista’s defense is close to confirming another boost. Following the loss of young Joao Victor, who left the club to go to Benfica, from Portugal, and the return of Bruno Mendes, who has returned from loan with Internacional, Timão is hoping to wrap up with Fabian Balbuena.
The Paraguayan defender arrived in Sao Paulo on Friday afternoon (15) to undergo medical tests and sign his return to Corinthians. Released from Dinamo Moscow, from Russia, he will be on loan for a year at Alfinegra, where he was champion of Brazil in 2017 and two-time champion of Sao Paulo (2017 and 2018). For the first time, Balbuena spoke about the comeback and revealed behind the scenes.
The defender said he has always felt comfortable at Corinthians and commented on the decision to return to Parque São Jorge. “I have many friends there. About back, I haven’t talked to anyone, but I’ve always been in touch with them since I left, I’ve made a lot of friends, we’re always in touch. Always ready (to play)! You should be ready, right?” Balbuena, who scored 136 games and scored 11 goals for Timao, commented.
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