Flamengo increases its power: Everton Cebolinha is the club's new reinforcement

Flamengo increases its power: Everton Cebolinha is the club's new reinforcement

Flamengo continues to add stars to its squad and this time announced the arrival of Everton Cebolinha, who returns to play in Brazil after his time at Benfica.

Flamengo increases its power: Everton Cebolinha is a new reinforcement of the club

Everton Cebolinha was presented as a new Flamengo player. (Photo: Tw @Flamengo)

Flamengo's goal is to fight for the Brasileirao and for the Copa Libertadores title, reasons why the directive continues to expand the workforce. Precisely, this Monday the arrival of a new star to the institution was confirmed: Everton Cebolinha became the brand new reinforcement of the season.

Through social networks, the 'Mengao' revealed that the skillful 26-year-old attacker signed for the club until December 31, 2026. According to estimates , the Brazilian team agreed to transfer the player to Benfica from Portugal for approximately 14 million euros.

Let us remember that Everton left the ranks of the Guild of his country to sign for the Portuguese entity in August 2020 and generated great expectations. However, the striker could not shine to the fullest and in two seasons in the Primeira Liga, he added 10 goals in 59 games (44 as a starter). In addition, he had 14 appearances in the Champions League, where he did not celebrate; and another eight in the Europa League, in which he recorded a touchdown.

In this way, Flamengo adds an experienced man to its squad, in which it has figures such as Diego Alves, Filipe Luis, David Luiz, Mauricio Isla, Diego, Giorgian De Arrascaeta, Gabriel Barbosa or Andreas Pereira. Coach Dorival Júnior will have the mission of forming a strong team.

Remember that Everton Cebolinha has a Copa Libertadores title on his personal record, the which he won with Gremio, in 2017. The following year, he was also able to obtain the Recopa Sudamericana trophy. It will now search for a new story with the 'Fla'.

When does Flamengo play vs. Tolima?

In the round of 16 of the Copa Libertadores, Flamengo will begin by visiting Deportes Tolima from Colombia, next Wednesday 29 June at 7:30 p.m. m. (Peruvian time). The key will end at the Maracaná stadium in Brazil, on Wednesday, July 6, at 7:30 p.m. m. (Peruvian time).