Merentiel’s first statements as a Boca player: “I’m going to…”

miguel merentiel already trained under the leadership of Hugo Ibarra and I could even go to the substitutes’ bench this Sunday against Cordoba centerfor the second date of the tournament Professional Soccer League (LPF).

I’m going to give up my life for this club, for this shirt. I know that I come to a very big institution”, said the former player of Defense and Justice and Godoy Cruz de Mendoza, among other clubs. “My characteristics are the claw and not to give up any lost ball. I can play as a center forward or throw myself back to look for game” highlights the footballer, who comes from the palmeiraswhere he did not find the desired continuity.

“I had no place in my team (Palmeiras) and different options were managed. When my representative told me Boca, I didn’t even doubt it” confessed Merentiel. The forward built an agreement for one season, without charge, and with a purchase option for 3 million dollars.

“I complement myself well with another ‘9’, I don’t have any problem. I’m prepared for what comes my way“, maintained the attacker, who also listed the differences between playing local and Brazilian football. “Brazilian teams are very powerful from an economic point of view. I believe that a team like Boca can be planted as equals to fight for the Copa Libertadoressaid Merentiel.

When consulted by the vice president Juan roman riquelme and the name with which one of his pets was baptized, the Uruguayan said: “I spoke with Román on the phone when we were in negotiations. Today I was able to talk on the property with him. I liked him very much, we talked about football, “revealed the Uruguayan . “I have two pet dogs and a 4 year old I named him Juan Román in homage to him“, he confessed.

The beast he will train tomorrow and, almost certainly, will integrate the list of summoned of ibarraahead of Sunday’s game against Cordoba center from Santiago del Estero, starting at 7:15 p.m., in The Bombonera.