New details of 'Juanfer' Quintero's contract with Junior are known and his passage could be fleeting
The Colombian midfielder monopolizes the spotlight after his successful stint at River Plate where he played 97 games, scored 19 goals and won four titles
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The 29-year-old midfielder donned the '10' of the Junior of Barranquilla. Taken from @DeportesEH
Juan Fernando Quintero was presented to more than 40,000 people at the Metropolitan Stadium in Barranquilla as a new Junior player FC. Before his meeting with the fans, the soccer player born in the city of Medellín gave a press conference together with the team's largest shareholder, Fuad Char. There, some new details of the midfielder's contract were revealed, which alerted the fans.
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The manager took the floor and highlighted how complex the negotiation was due to the importance of Juan Fernando Quintero in South American football after leaving River Plate. The first thing that Fuad clarified is that acquiring the sports rights of the footballer was complex due to the high value of his pass:
“The news of the link is always difficult to the extent that the player has more category, more experience. Juanfer had very important offers from the continent, from Brazil very specifically, and we were reviewing those possibilities and we were explaining to 'Juanfer' that the possibilities of buying the total transfer were very difficult”.
Quintero, who has spent time at FC Porto, Shenzhen FC, River Plate, among others, signed with Junior FCa contract for one year with the possibility of extending the bond for another year. However, since the box Tiburón does not own the pass and it remains in the hands of the footballer, a lucrative and eye-catching one could make that the footballer leaves the institution at any time:
“Juanfer” was reviewing the possibilities and in the end he postponed the sale of his sports rights and we linked him to a professional contract for the year 2023, that possibility can be renewed at the end of the year and we hope to renew it permanently. By not making the definitive purchase of the transfer, we have the threat that at any moment an offer could arrive and we could leave, that is the agreement we have”.
Finally , Fuad Char assured that Juan Fernando's desire to integrate the roster of the Colombia team that will face the next Copa América and the Qualifying process South American heading to the FIFA World Cup, USA, Mexico and Canada in 2026 were instrumental in her opting for the offer from Junior FC.
“One of the great reasons why 'Juanfer' came with us is to be here at the home of the Colombian National Team, he wants to be in the next Colombian National Team that will take us to the 2026 World Cup.”
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Juan Fernando Quintero has already issued a warning to his rivals that left the fans of Junior de Barranquilla excited, who dream of a tenth star that has eluded them in the last few years. “If you come to where we come, we win, so we all need to connect, and we are going to win this year, let whoever wants to come, we exploit it here. Relax.”
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To the player of the Colombian team< /b>He was very moved by the thousands of attendees who filled the stands of the Roberto Meléndez in La Arenosa. Juanfer was accompanied by his mother and daughter, who also wore the Junior de Barranquilla jersey, which is the fourth in Colombia after passing through Envigado, Atlético Nacional and Independiente Medellín.
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