Jhon Arias is called the “Colombian Pelé” after his good moment with Fluminense

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For all the competitions with the Flu, the Colombian player accumulates 16 goals and the same number of assists

Jhon Arias is called the “Colombian Pele” after his good moment with Fluminense

Jhon Arias he played the 90 minutes in Fluminense's win over Sao Pablo REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

Colombian winger Jhon AriasHe arrived in mid-2021 at Fluminense, one of the most popular clubs in Brazil as well as in South America, after his good success with the Independiente Santa Fe jersey in the BetPlay Dimayor II League.

The native of Quibdó (Chocó) gradually gained a place in the Flu, where he shares a team with figures such as Ganso and Argentine striker Germán Ezequiel Cano, an old acquaintance of Colombian soccer after his time with Independiente Medellín, of which he is currently the historical scorer.

In the current season of the Brazilian Serie A, Jhon Arias has played 31 games, scoring a total of seven goals and has eight assists to his credit for a total of 2,500 minutes played with Fluminense, who is in third place in the championship, which was already in the hands of Palmeiras.

The former América de Cali played 90 minutes in his squad's 3-1 home win on the Sao Pablo by the date 36 of the Brasileirao. According to the logs of the 365 Scores application, Jhon Arias obtained a rating of 6.2 with 84 percent in completed passes.

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The three goals in the match against Sao Pablo were the work of German Cano, who reached 24 goals in Serie A, becoming the top foreign scorer in a season, surpassing Víctor Hugo Aristizábal who in 2003 scored 21 goals with the jersey of the Cruzeiro.

The good performance that Jhon Arias has had has generated all kinds of praise both in the Brazilian press and in the Fluminense torcedores, in which he is a fundamental piece in the scheme of the coach Fernando Diniz who knows the capabilities of the former Patriotas Boyacá.

There is such a furor over Jhon Arias, that they will already compare him to the Brazilian legend Pelé, as Fluminense did to through a tweet on his official Twitter account. “Jhon Arias is a Colombian Pelé, ok?”.

Jhon Arias is called the “Colombian Pelé” after his good time with Fluminense

The Colombian player has been having a good performance with Fluminense. Taken from @FluminenseFC

The good level of Jhon Arias with Fluminense has him on the radar of a great from the Old Continent that has the Colombian player in the pipeline, according to information from the Portuguese portal O Jogo.< /i>

According to the media cited above, the squad that has the former Llaneros in the portfolio is one of the most popular in the Primeira Liga in which players such as; Teófilo Gutiérrez, Freddy Montero and Santiago Arias. “Fluminense's striker, Jhon Arias, is on Sporting Lisboa's route and the lions plan to move forward with a proposal in January, when the market reopens, to try to hire him.”

The complex global economic situation would complicate the signing of Jhon Arias by Sporting de Lisboa. Likewise, another of the obstacles that the negotiation between both parties would have is that Fluminense only has 50 percent of the player's rights, since the other percentage belongs to Patriotas Boyacá, which will play in the second division next year. .