Coach Liska said that goalkeeper John, Joao Paulo’s reserve in saintsHe could leave the club at the start of next season. In the mid-year transfer window, the player received offers from Sao Paulo and Botafogo.
During his lecture at the Brasil Futebol Expo, an event organized by the Brazilian Football Confederation in the city of São Paulo, the captain explained that John himself asked to negotiate, but stayed at Villa Belmiro at the request of President Andres Rueda.
John trains with Santos in Ecuador – Photo: Evan Storte / Santos
I have the two best goalkeepers in Brazil. John is among the best, on the same level as Joao, so much so that São Paulo and Botafogo wanted him. The president promised him that he would negotiate next year.
John was in my room almost crying and asking to leave. I was very honest with him: “It doesn’t depend on me, but if that happens, you’ll go too (leaving)”. I’m not locking up anyone, I think if the club wanted to sell it would, but thank God he didn’t sell – Lisca concluded.
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Created from base saints With stints in the Brazilian main team, the goalkeeper has played only two games this season and has not found space in the team with Joao Paulo among the title holders.
John’s contract with Peixe is valid until December 31, 2024. President Andrés Rueda has not yet revealed his desire to negotiate with the athlete with any other national or foreign club.
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