Manuel Barreto on the departure of Alex Valera: “It is the most important transfer of Universitario in its history”

Manuel Barreto on the departure of Alex Valera: “It is the most important transfer of Universitario in its history”

The cream team's sporting director pointed out that he received a higher offer than the initial one from Al Fateh for Alex Valera. “100% of the money goes to Universitario. The soccer player has given up his percentage,” he said.

Manuel Barreto on the departure of Alex Valera: “It is the most important transfer from Universitario in its history”

Alex Valera will have his first experience abroad in terms of clubs at Al Fateh. Photo: Sports University.

Universitario de Deportes confirmed on Monday the transfer of Alex Valera to Al Fateh from Saudi Arabia. In that sense, the sports director of the cream cast gave a press conference in which he explained the details of the player's transfer.

“It is the most important transfer of Universitario in its history. 100% of the transfer will be received, the player has given his percentage; In addition, a figure in variables that will allow the U to continue earning money until 2026, depending on the objectives established in the contract″, he pointed out.

In the same way, he mentioned that Al Fateh improved its initial offer. “We made the decision to negotiate again because in sports we no longer had Alex Valera, with this we turn the page and now we only focus on seeing the improvement of the team in the championship”, he explained.< /p>

On the other hand, Manuel Barreto explained the reasons why Universitario did not hire an attacker for the remainder of the season. “From the sports side we did everything possible to bring in a striker but the player chose to go elsewhere” , he added.

“If we brought in a new striker and this record offer for Peruvian soccer didn't arrive, surely that reinforcement wouldn't play and that's why we lost two games and the critics would have said 'why didn't they bring in a midfielder or defender?', added.

Valera said goodbye to Universitario

A Through his Instagram stories, Valera dedicated a message of thanks to the institution, from Campo Mar, the team's usual training place. “Thank you for everything”, wrote the 26-year-old athlete, with an emoji that represents two hands clapping.

Manuel Barreto about the departure of Alex Valera: “It is the most important transfer from Universitario in its history”

Alex Valera's post on Instagram.