Among all the footballers around the world who end their contracts at the end of June and today are wrapped in the great handkerchief of uncertainty is Lucas Biglia, finalist of the world with the Selection in Brazil 2014 and currently in Milan of Italy . And his name is already beginning to sound on this side of the ocean.
Independiente is one of the clubs where he started to be named, mainly from the press that usually covers the Avellaneda club. Is that your past in the Red leaves the door open behind the central steering wheel for a return. Door that from the environment of the blonde does not close, although they do not open fully.
In the last hours, Biglia spoke about her situation although she did not provide many details: “Until June I have a contract and then I will see, I also want to give priority to my wife and my children for the first time to see what they want to do,” he said in the radio program How are you doing. And he remarked that his time at Independiente was key to hitting the jump to Europe since he was transferred to Anderlecht from Belgium. Then he went through Lazio and finally Milan.
“I am finding out to do the coach course, in Spain you can, in Argentina I can do it online. The idea is to do that, but today I have a couple more years to play. When you make the decision to return, what you prioritize the least is economics, ”explained the 34-year-old who, after the 2018 World Cup in Russia, retired from the National Team.
In Avellaneda, no one yet picked up the phone to tempt him. But it is not ruled out that this will happen during these hours. His figure is attractive to Lucas Pusineri and there could be some contact in the rest of the isolation. “They are serious people Lucas”, they trusted this newspaper from the environment of the one that emerged in Argentinos Juniors.
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Anyway, in Independiente they are focused on ordering the numbers that turned red due to the debts with the squad and the unpaid passes of the last reinforcements. The fact that you do not have to put money to get it out of the northern Italian entity is a point in favor. Salary would be another discussion.
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It remains to be seen, essentially, what will be the decision of the midfielder, who handles proposals from Spain and Mexico, markets that from the economic point of view are well above the Argentine one. Perhaps his determination passes through the comfort of turning around and being close to Mercedes, his hometown.
A data: Last year they told the Argentine from the management of the Milanese club that they would not renew the link since the idea is to build a younger squad. In fact, aware of this, Sebastian Beccacece called him to add him to Independiente when he assumed after the departure of Ariel Holan. Biglia was willing to come, but Marco Giampaolo, coach of this moment, asked him to stay.
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Giampaolo was fired in October 2019 and the midfielder lost place. As found out Clarion, an automatic renewal clause is included in your contract if you exceed 30 games in the season. Until the pandemic stop, he had seven presentations in the Italian league.
Biglia already knows then that when the season comes to an end, at any time, he will not continue in his current team. Is it time to go back?