Since the beginning of the current season, Atlético-MG has been going through major overhauls, especially in club football. Sampaoli he really came to play that role and has succeeded, but the main thing is still missing: winning titles. The team is in third place in the Brasileirão and has a chance to be champion; six rounds to go.
The trend is for the squad to get even stronger at each transfer window. The main signing so far was from Hulk, a striker who has been free on the market since he left Chinese football. The Argentine coach wants to hire a defender and several names are being probed in recent days.
The profile “Radio Galo News”Reported that Galão da Massa is monitoring the defender’s situation German Conti, do Benfica from Jorge Jesus. The athlete is 26 years old and has been with the Encarnados since 2018. His contract is until December 2023 and so it will not be easy to hire him permanently and a loan can be tried. According to the “Transfermarkt”, Its market value is 2.5 million euros (R $ 16.1 million at the current price).
The Argentine was on loan to Atlas, from Mexico, and recently returned to Benfica. After not finding a new club to play in, he awaits the definition of his future. For now, there is still no official proposal by Atlético, which can happen if there is really a chance of negotiation between the parties.
Maicon, formerly of São Paulo, was also surveyed. He is free on the market and welcomes a return to national football. The player is open to listen to any type of proposal and also leaves his destiny in the hands of businessmen.