Andrés Iniesta, target of Estudiantes, and Javier Mascherano in a training session of Barça


Estudiantes gets closer to Iniesta: "There have been talks with him"

Published:25/12/2019 - 22:55h

Updated:25/12/2019 - 22:55h

Just a few days ago there was a rumor saying that Estudiantes wanted to close the signing of Andrés Iniesta, and the club would be a little closer to fulfilling the dream. The argentinians have confirmed that there have been talks with the midfielder

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The market of signings of winter has done to burst the rumours on traspasos, and one of the names stood out is the one of Andrés Iniesta. The one of Fuentealbilla, that left the FC Barcelona in 2018 to initiate a new adventure in Japan, could go back to change of airs, and already would have a proposal on the table for enrolarse in an ambitious project when it decide to leave the Vissel Kobe -his agreement expires in 2021-.

The rumour that aimed to the interest of Students in the manchego has been confirmed by the president of the club, Juan Sebastián Verón, that gave some tracks on his intentions in an interview conceded to 'Irradiate Rivadavia'. The ex player was questioned by the sportive planning and ensured that the club works no rest, and that the speculations on the midfield player have more than reality that of fiction.

"There are open negotiations, with some have had some contact, with others no. The of Iniesta is not something simple, is not something that can say that there is negotiation, but yes some type of conversation", explained, warning that still there have not been official contacts for his contracting but underlining that yes it has sondeado his interest in a possible offer. The group of The Silver has good arguments to convince to the crack.

The leader glided that the approach has corresponded to Javier Mascherano, that recently joined to the rows 'pincharratas'. The one of Saint Lorenzo shared changing room with the canterano barcelonista in the Camp Nou, and also has lived an experience in the oriental football. The 'jefecito' opted by the Hebei Fortune, whereas the wished preferred the J-League, where also coexisted with other culés like David Villa, Sergi Samper and Thomas Vermaelen.

"Look for to Iniesta is something that the people does not go to forget, further of if concrete or no", recalcó Verón, that insisted in that it works to put a staff of a lot of carats in hands of the technician, Gabriel Milito. Precisely, the one who was central of Independent and Real Saragossa also happened some seasons in the Barça, and could be the next in raising the telephone to treat to seduce to the 'magician of Fuentealbilla'.

The veteran stars, fashionable in 2020

Although usually, the clubs look for youth, the signings of veterans have put fashionable in 2020. The movements of Franck Ribéry, the own Mascherano or the conversations with Iniesta like this show it, and others like Zlatan Ibrahimovic also are giving that speak. Some day will arrive the moment to hang the boots, but for the time being enjoy on the lawn and the fans is the main benefited.

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