The club is very close to hiring another South American striker. 

Rafael Santos Borré had a great season with Eintracht Frankfurt. The Colombian striker was crowned champion of the Europa League, with 4 goals in 13 matches in that competition, including one in the final against Rangers.

Borré also scored the final charge in the tiebreaker from the penalty spot to give his club the continental title.In the Bundesliga, he played 31 games and got eight goals.

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Despite the good performance of the Colombian, Eintracht wants to fight much higher, knowing that this season they will play the League of Champions, and looks for reinforcements for his attack.

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Already on Tuesday, Eintracht had announced the arrival of Mario Götze, scorer of Germany's world title goal at Brazil 2014. Götze, 30, arrives from PSV Eindhoven in the Netherlands.

Now, the club would be very close to signing another attacker, with many points in common with Borré: South American and former River Plate player.

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It is about Lucas Alario, a 29-year-old attacker, who has a long career in the Bundesliga: He arrived at Bayer Leverkusen at the beginning of 2018, with whom he has played 126 games and has scored 42 goals in this competition.

According to the journalist Ezequiel Daray, Eintracht Frankfurt will pay 6.5 million euros to have the services of Alario, who, before arriving in Germany, had played in Colón and River.

Borré hopes to have continuity, now with more attack partners, also thinking of the Colombian National Team, with which he scored his first goal in the friendly against Saudi Arabia, on June 5.

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