It is just under two months for 2019 to end and from this moment the world of football is set in the winter transfer market that begins in January next year. However, several important players finish their contract for that date and the pressure to find a new team begins.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic. / Photo: soccer.ru
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From LatinAmerican Post we show you three of these cases.
1. Zlatan Ibrahimovic
The popular Swedish footballer decided to go to the Major Soccer League (MLS), after playing for important teams such as Barcelona, Inter Milan, Juventus, Milan, Manchester United, among others.
However, in the 2018 season, he decided to sign a contract with Los Angeles Galaxy, a team belonging to the professional football league of the United States. According to his contract, and according to RCN, the Swede won about $ 7.5 million for each season played.
As Transfermarket reports, Ibrahimovic has a contract with the US team until December 31, 2019. Therefore, it is not surprising that the Swede appears in the headlines of the main specialized sports portals, trying to give the scoop on which team reach.
Well, several of these media report that the Swede would return to Italian calcium. According to ESPN, who spoke with Don Garber, commissioner of Major League Soccer, Ibrahimovic would have everything ready to return to Milan, "he is 38 years old and has now been recruited by Milan, one of the biggest clubs in the world," said Garber .
Meanwhile, and although nothing has been formalized, Ibrahimovic spends his vacation time enjoying the tranquility of the sea while fishing, as shown by a video uploaded to his social networks.
2. Javier Mascherano
The Argentine soccer player, of the Hebei China Fortune Football Club and whose contract ends on December 31, is also in search of a new club. Mascherano, who played for Barcelona, the River Plate, West Ham United, Liverpool, among others, could play again in Argentina.
The player, who in 2018 was transferred to the Chinese club for 10 million euros, is one of the figures of his current team. Although there was no official confirmation of salary in China, according to the Todo Noticias portal, his salary was around 5 to 7 million euros per year.
This same media states that Mascherano would have studied the possibility of accepting the proposal of the Argentine club, Estudiantes de la Plata. However, and although nothing is confirmed, there is also talk of an approach to MLS. According to DirectvSpors, the club interested would be Inter Miami, the club of former soccer player David Beckham, since "he would be more than interested in taking over the services of the two-time European Cup champion and five-time Spanish league champion."
3. Freddy Guarín
Another footballer who was tempted by good numbers in China, was the Colombian Fredy Guarín, who played for Saint-Etienne, Porto, Inter Milan, among others. Even so, in 2016 he was signed by the Shanghai Shenhua in a transfer that ranged between 10 and 12 million euros.
In the original Chinese team, he managed to get the Chinese Cup in one of his best seasons (2017) and in which he scored 12 goals in 23 games he played, according to RCN sports. Well, his time in China ended mid-year of 2019.
For several days it was speculated whether he would continue playing for the Chinese Super League or not; and in this way his Brazilian football debut was confirmed by the Basque Club de Gama. His arrival came on September 28, debuting with the team in a 2-for-1 win on October 17. His first goal with the team was made on October 30, on the ninth minute of the first half.
Although it has not been long since his debut or since his arrival at the club, the Colombian has a contract until December 31, 2019, and while the forward opens a space as a starter, neither the club nor his representatives have Dialogue about a possible extension so his future is still unknown.