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Who is the Palmeiras striker who can reach Boca


The covert through which Xeneize advances to reinforce the attack is Uruguayan, he played in Godoy Cruz and in Halcón de Varela.

A few days after the closing of the pass book,


does not get off the market.

And everything indicates that between now and Thursday they will add a new reinforcement for

Hugo Ibarra

's squad .

Who is it about?

From Miguel Merentiel, former

Godoy Cruz


Defense and Justice

who plays (little) for Palmeiras in Brazil.

Xeneize would already have advanced procedures and expects to close it in the next few hours.

Competition for Benedetto?

Yes, although the Uruguayan who also had a spell in Spanish football can play as a second striker.

Merentiel celebrates his goal against Santos (Reuters).

Today Boca has three players in that position: Pipa, who has not wet since October and owes three suspension dates;

Luis Vázquez

, who was out in his debut due to a muscular problem;


Nicolás Orsini

, who started against Atlético and, although he showed desire, had almost no goal situations.

For this reason, the idea of


and the Council is to add one more variant in attack.

And Merentiel, who plays little at Verdao, could be an option.

He arrived in Brazil in 2022 together with Flaco López, former Lanús.

The Uruguayan striker left Defensa y Justicia in mid-2022, shortly after becoming champion of the Cup and the Recopa Sudamericana.

Palmeiras paid US$1,500,000 for 80% of his token

, although he hardly used it.

Merentiel played ten games (two starts) in 2022, with two goals (to Santos and Bragantino) and just 3 minutes in 2023

, last Wednesday against Ituano, for Paulista.

The 9 that also sounded in River in 2021 is 26 years old and played in various teams throughout his career


He made his debut at

El Tanque Sisley

in his country in 2017, then went through



Valencia II

of the Ascent of Spain and in 2018 he ended up at

Godoy Cruz

, where he did very well.

Later he was champion with


and made the leap to the Brazilian league, although it was difficult for him to establish himself in an all-star team.

Will Boca be his next destination?

Source: clarin

All news articles on 2023-01-31

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