Fernando Gagotechnical director of Racing Club, referred to the possible departure of Paraguayan midfielder Matías Rojas when his contract ends in June and in this regard he assured that he trusts “one hundred percent” that the footballer can perform in the best way until his contract is defined. future as a professional
“Regarding Matías, they are personal situations and very closed to the inside. It does not worry me at all, I trust Matías one hundred percent”declared the DT “academic” about the Paraguayan player.
Rojas, 27, is wanted by several Brazilian teams, among which Vasco da Gama stands out, as well as Atlético Mineiro and Cruzeiro and also by Qatari clubs.
The footballer born in Asunción and the Racing leadership continue in full negotiation to determine his continuity or his departure from the Avellaneda club in the middle of the year.
“Rojas has a contract with the club until June. He is in a very good moment, both from a football point of view and personally,” he continued about the four-time champion player with the “albiceleste” team.
“All the footballers we have are always under consideration, but they have to earn their place during the week,” Gago said, alluding to some comments that indicated that Rojas could choose not to have as many minutes on the field so as not to cut short a possible pass abroad.
“I am satisfied with the squad”
The day’s training started in the gym for the entire team 🏋🏻♂️
Then, on the auxiliary field, there were rounds and tactical tasks against a team of youth players ⚽
Friday: practice in the morning, at the stadium 🔜 pic.twitter.com/Wcp8NNQR5V
— Racing Club (@RacingClub) February 2, 2023
The former coach of Aldosivi from Mar del Plata also spoke about the transfer market this season and in this regard he was “satisfied”, although he stated that he expects the fifth and last reinforcement Gabriel Rojas to be on top.
“I am satisfied with the squad and with the players we have today. Only the arrival of Rojas is missing, but the context for the arrival of players is difficult and the negotiations are not easy. We try to find the best options”he commented.
“Throughout this transfer market we have seen many options; there were some that could be done and there were others that were beyond the club’s possibilities,” he added.
“You have to take into account the general and particular economic context also of local football,” he analyzed the purchasing power of the clubs to be able to reinforce themselves with hierarchical footballers.
Waiting for Argentinos Juniors
Gago also spoke about the match next Saturday against Argentinos Juniors, for the second day of the Professional Soccer League, after the goalless draw against Belgrano in the debut of the tournament and as a local.
“Saturday’s rival has a clear idea of the game and a coach who has been in charge of his group for a long time. They know what they are playing. That’s why I think it’s going to be a nice game from both sides.“, he predicted about the clash against the “Bug”.
“I think that the more dynamic football is, the more beautiful it is to watch. I think that is what the public looks for in sport when they go to see it on the field. But this is a very personal opinion on my part, because it is the way that I like it”, he reflected on his vision of the show.
Lastly, the “Albiceleste” coach spoke about equality against the “Pirate” from Córdoba and in this regard clarified that his team has to “continue to improve a lot” as the games run.
“I said it after Sunday’s game: I don’t do the analysis based on a result, regardless of what it is. Our work is based on the week along with what happens in the games, although we know that we have to continue improving a lot” , said.
“We had good circulation and performance against Belgrano, although perhaps not in the way we wanted. That’s why we have to continue working. We also know that the context of playing against our people and that it was a start to the tournament had an influence,” Gago concluded. .