Filipe Luis, during a warming with Atlético de Madrid


Filipe Luis signs for Flamengo after sounding for Barça

Published:20/07/2019 - 22:46h

Updated:20/07/2019 - 22:46h

One of the players that had sounded like alternative to reinforce FC Barcelona, Filipe Luis, has signed finally for Flamengo, club for which he will play the two next years

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Filipe Luis sounded during months like a possible option of the FC Barcelona to reinforce the left side, but finally will not be like this. The up to now player of the Athletic of Madrid has taken the decision of fichar by the Flamengo, the one who insisted in doing with his services and even achieved that, during the Glass America 2019, the player photographed posing with the T-shirt.

Filipe Luis will abandon with the letter of freedom the Athletic of Madrid to the not signing the renewal, and to his 33 years will bet for returning to Brazil to continue there his sportive career. It will sign with the Flamengo of face to the two next years and half, and when it finish his agreement with the Brazilian club will be complicated that it can return to Europe, if it is that it still has win to compete to the maximum level.

The experienced lateral will leave LaLiga after a lot of years having been one of the best in his demarcation. It expected a possible call of the FC Barcelona, that arrived to tantear his signing given the possibility to receive him free in the staff. However, at the end the group culé has decided to bet by another profile of footballer to reinforce the left side, younger and of greater capacity of progression.

Raphaël Guerreiro, David Praises and Junior Firpo are some of the left-handed sides that are sounding now with more strength for the Barça, without forgetting neither to other young promises of the Bundesliga that also have been linked to the Catalan entity in the last times. To day of today, in any case, the Barça follows tanteando the terrain and would not have decanted by any option in concrete, in spite of the continuous rumours of the press.

Filipe Luis bets for going back to Brazil

To the one who sure that no longer fichará is to a Filipe Luis that has decided to prioritise the quality of life and return to his country to amuse in the Brazilian league, before that compete in any of the best clubs of Europe. From the newspaper 'ACE' ensure that the footballer listened the first offer in May and asked a bit more than time to decide, something that the Flamengo understood when treating "more than of a sportive decision, of a decision of change of life for a player that carried 15 years in the European football". This was what explained one of the directors of the Flamengo, Marcos Braz ,in press conference this past Friday.

This week, the two parts went back to board conversations, gathered and finish to close the agreement of face to the next two years and half. Leo Messi no longer will have to suffer, from now on in LaLiga and Glass of Rey, the férreos labelings of a carrilero powerful and of big quality.

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