Jimerson, Alan Kardec, Pedrinho and now Christian Pavon. The Argentine striker landed on Saturday in Belo Horizonte and is awaiting the final procedures of his new contract to be announced as a player from Atletico MG for the remainder of the season. Pavon’s transfer with his representatives has been agreed since February, before the end of his contract with Boca Juniors.
Gallo’s fourth booster for the rest of the season is available to coach Turku Mehmet with the reopening of the transfer window starting on July 18. The 26-year-old Argentine will sign with Atletico for four seasons until the end of 2026.
With a pre-contract signed since February“Al-Kishan” was just waiting for the end of the association with Boca Juniors, which ended Thursday, July 30th. It was free in the market on Friday, and may soon be made official by the new club.
Atletico-MG’s next booster, Cristan Pavón poses for a photo leaving Argentina – Photo: Instagram clone
Pavón in Cidade do Galo will operate like the other reinforcements, pending registration from the re-opening of the transfer window. Until then, he will try to speed up the physical recovery process, as he has not been on the field since December 2021, due to the dispute with the Boca board of directors.
In 2022, Pavon should only serve as Atletico’s reinforcement in the national competitions: the Brazilian and Brazil CupAnd relying on Gallo to confirm the superiority he obtained in the first leg of the 16th round against Flamengo.
Atletico confirm the signing of Argentine Christian Pavon – Photo: clone
In the Libertadores, he still needs a six-game penalty, received for being one of the key players in the post-elimination confusion of Atletico itself, in the round of 16 of the last edition of the tournament, in Mineirao. The staff is still trying Appeal of the judgment imposed by CONMEBOLBut the chance of success is slim.
Pavon emerged as a major player in Argentine football in 2014, when Talleres fired him. He was quickly acquired by Boca Juniors for $3 million. Initially, he was loaned by Xeneize to Colón, where he played in 21 matches in the 2015 season and scored five goals.
“Keshan”, as it became known, was permanently integrated into the Boca team in 2016, and year after year it was gaining more space and gaining fame. He had his best season in 2018, when he scored seven goals and provided 14 assists for the club, and was also part of Argentina’s World Cup squad in Russia. Participate in all four games the brothers In the World Cup, being a start in the elimination of France (4 to 3), in the round of 16.
Christian Pavon defended Argentina at the 2016 Olympics and 2018 World Cup – Photo: Heuler Andrey / AGIF
In 2019, Pavon was loaned to Los Angeles Galaxy MLS under a $20 million purchase option contract. He had good numbers in the United States, scoring four goals and distributing eight assists in the first season (13 games) and 10 goals and seven assists the following year, when he was named Team Player of the Year.
Without an agreement on the final purchase, Pavon returned to Boca at the end of 2020, and participated in the entire 2021 season for the Argentine team. He finished the year with 36 matches, four goals and five assists – the champion of the Copa Argentina.
Allegation of sexual assault
In February 2021, Pavon was Accused of sexual assault by Gisele Doyle During a party in the player’s hometown, Cordoba, he even received a request for preventive arrest. Before signing an agreement with the striker, Gallo entered the accusation, without a final legal decision.
In February this year, ge published that Atlético even sent a professional player to Argentina to delve deeper into the case and access to records of the judicial process, as well as investigations with the judicial police. The victim’s account was deemed “serious and credible” in opening the evidence-gathering procedure. However, Gallo obtained a report in which investigative evidence indicated that there was no evidence of the sexual offense.
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