“Teófilo Gutiérrez is a closed topic in Junior”: Arturo Reyes

Given the insistent rumors about Junior’s alleged rapprochement with Teofilo Gutierrez, the technician Arturo Reyes, He came out this Wednesday to deny these versions and assured that the possible return of the Barranquilla attacker to the rojiblanco team was “a closed topic”.

“Don Fuad Char has already delivered statements in this regard, which is what the institution thinks on the subject. It seems to me that it is an issue already closed in Junior”, Reyes stated at a press conference at the ‘Adela de Char’ sports venue.

Reyes added that Junior’s priority is hiring a central defender with a left-footed profile. before the possible departure of César Haydar.

Teófilo Gutiérrez, at the end of December, rescinded the contract that united him with Deportivo Cali and since then he has been looking for a team.

Fuad Char has ruled out the return of the 37-year-old attacker on three occasions. The most recent was at the official presentation of the team for 2023, on January 6. “Teofilo doesn’t fit in the team”, stated on that occasion.

In this way, a chapter of a player idolized by the Junior fans closes, and who was very important in achieving the League titles in 2018 and 2019.

In Junior, Teófilo Gutiérrez had three stages: from 2007 to 2009, in 2012 (six months) and from 2017 to 2021. With the shark team he also won a Colombia Cup (2017) and two Super Leagues (2029 and 2020).


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