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Cruzeiro could own an asset amid stiff competition for Wellington Rato

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Wellington Rato, 30-year-old midfielder, in goal for Cruzeiro for 2023

Cruzeiro has made an official offer for Wellington Rato, from Atlético-GO, but is facing huge competition to sign the midfielder. So Paolo, Vasco and Nadi from Saudi Arabia are also eyeing the 30-year-old.

Amid difficulties in dealings, a fox may have an asset. Former Corinthians president and personal friend of Ronaldo, Anders Sanchez has a strong relationship with Edson Batista, Drago’s boss.

O Fenmeno, which bought 90% of the shares of Sociedade Anima do Futebol (SAF) in Raposa, already has The chief greeted Mineiro He considered giving him a position in the management of the Celestial Club.

In August, when Cruzeiro confirmed the purchase of part of Economic rights advocate Oliveirawhich also belonged to Atltico-GO, Andrs was responsible for “mediating” the connection between Raposa and Drago.

in contact with super sportsLast week, Adson did not mention the importance of Anders in the negotiations. “I have a good relationship with Anders, he always treated me well, but I will defend the interests of Atlético-Jo,” said the coach.

According to the newspaper todayDrago already has an offer of about R$5 million as a subcontractor, from Saudi Arabia. To get Rato, Cruzeiro will need to match this suggestion or convince the player that moving to Toca da Raposa II is the best path for his career.

in an interview ESPNOn Monday (21st), the midfielder said he would decide in up to two weeks. “I think next week or the following week we will decide it with Atltico-GO. Proposals have arrived from Vasco, São Paulo and Cruzeiro, Fortaleza has even called. We will make the decision,” he said.
Rato added, “I don’t have a preference. I know I can do a lot abroad or in Brazil. I hope to make the best decision so I can have a great season in 2023, just like this one.”

Photo: Daniel Augusto Jr/Corinthians

Andres Sanchez, former president of Corinthians and former federal deputy

Wellington mouse

Wellington Soares da Silva, better known by his pseudonym – Rato – was born in Rio de Janeiro. At a young age, he started his football career in the youth teams of Osasco Audax, in So Paulo. In 2013, at the age of 21, he was promoted to the professional team.

There were only ten first-team appearances in the first year and he scored a goal. After that, he played 11 more matches for the Sao Paulo club, in 2014, before moving to the Red Bull Brasil team, also from Sao Paulo.

In 2017 he had a notable pass in football in Minas Gerais wearing the colors of Caldense. Vetrana scored four goals in 15 matches. Interestingly, Wellington Rato made his first mark against Cruzeiro – in a 2-1 defeat in the state championship that year.

After that, the midfielder still had good spells at Sampaio Cora, with 34 appearances, one goal and five assists. and Ferroviero, from Fortaleza, with 22 matches and seven balls into the opponent’s net.

Rato arrived at Atlético Goianiense in 2020. That year, he entered the field 25 times and contributed two goals and four assists.

Despite good numbers, he didn’t have much space at the club the following season and was loaned out to V-Varen Nagasaki from Japan. There, he played 23 matches, scoring seven goals and giving two assists.

Despite being relegated to Drago in 2022, Rato has been the club’s highlight of the season. Al-Qaeda defended the colors of Atlético-GO on 70 occasions, scoring 15 goals and giving seven assists.

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