What happened to Alex Valera and why didn’t he play Universitario for 3 dates?

What happened to Alex Valera and why didn’t he play Universitario for 3 dates?

What happened to Alex Valera and why didnt he play

University of Sports lost 1-0 to Deportivo Municipal on the fifth day of the final tournament of Liga 1 Betsson 2022. In this duel Alex Valera He was no longer considered by the Technical Command and his absence was particularly felt in the cream squad.

This was the third game in a row in which the international striker was not included in the merengue club’s squad list. In this note we will tell you all the details of the artilleryman’s situation and how the conflict with the leadership of this institution began.

Al-Fateh’s Millionaire Proposal

This became known on July 21, 2022 Alex Valera had an important offer from Arab football. That Al-Fateh from Saudi Arabia, the team in which Christian Cueva plays, sent the Universitario de Deportes an offer to buy the Peruvian attacker’s passport, which would cost around a million dollars.

Alex Valera is the Universitario’s top scorer this season. Photo: LR/Andean composition

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With this in mind, the 26-year-old footballer informed the Ate club board of his intention to sign for this squad, in which he would be paid a much higher salary than he is currently receiving.

cancellation of the university

According to information from the national press University of Sports would have agreed to negotiate with Al Fateh, first by transferring Alex Valera. Everything seemed to be heading towards the sale of the Peruvian team’s ‘9’.

However, the technician Carlo Compagnucci He would have spoken out against the departure of the national striker, as he considered him an elementary piece for the cream team to be able to fight for the title League 1 Betsson 2022. From that moment, the merengue leadership cut off all talks with the Arab team and declared the shooter non-transferrable.

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Controversial statements by Manuel Barreto

On Sunday, July 24, before the duel between University of Sports and Carlo Stein, manuel barrett, Sports manager of the club, made some controversial statements that soured the relationship between them Alex Valera and the leadership.

Manuel Barreto returned to Universitario after passing Sporting Cristal. Photo: University Press

“There is another problem, which is the willingness of all players to train during the week. According to this provision, the coach chooses the best 18 that he sees to represent the ‘U’ to represent them in front of all these people and all those who see us on TV,” Barreto told Gol Peru.

After that, the striker responded via his social media and indicated that he would speak up to clarify this issue. So far, however, the ‘9’ has not given his version.

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Alex Valera is “Frozen”

Since the beginning of this dispute Alex Valera He did not appear on the Universitario de Deportes’ summons list. This is how the forward missed the games against Carlos Stein, César Vallejo and Deportivo Municipal.

Despite this, the ex-Deportivo Llacuabamba footballer remains the Merengues’ top scorer this season with 12 goals.

The last known thing about Alex Valera’s situation

Until the conclusion of this note, the future of Alex Valera in University of Sports is still uncertain. The forward trains differently while waiting for his situation to be resolved.

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Likewise, Carlo Compagnucci He would have hinted that the shooter was no longer part of the cream team and he had almost resigned himself to the possibility that he could remain at the club.

Alex Valera was left out in the duel against Carlos Stein. He is the scorer of the ‘U’. Photo: The Republic/Luis Jimenez

“Alex Valera is just as important as he was before he left. He is a footballer who was in our squad and contributed goals to the team. We have to keep going,” said the Argentine at a press conference.

However, there is still no official communication from the Ate team, so this situation would have to be defined in the coming days.