The new-made player of FC "Metalist" after signing the contract talked to the club's press service.
Alejandro, tell us about your decision to go to the "Metalist"? Why did you choose Kharkiv club?
Thanks to my agents and the management of FC "Metalist" now I'm in Kharkiv. When I received an offer, I consulted with my family, with my wife and decided to move here. "Metalist" is a serious club that grows every year.
Were there other options to continue your career?
Yes, I have had offers from "Inter", "Fiorentina" and Madrid "Atletico". But "Metalist" was the most persistent and won the fight for me, so here I am.
At what position on the field you feel comfortable?
The last years I played left attacking midfielder in a 4-2-3-1 and 4-3-3.
Do you know somebody of the current "Metalist" players?
Yes. I played with Chaco Torres in "San Lorenzo", I played along with Blanco for the youth national team of Argentina. And I met almost all of the other guys from the Argentine championship.
Our club has already started in the Champions League. You probably already want to try yourself in this tournament?
I have a great desire to start training with the team and meet the head coach. And, of course, the Champions League. Everyone wants to play In this tournament.
About your nickname... Why "Papu"?
It`s my mom. It was a pet name she used to call me as a child.
FC Metalist press service
|PAOK7 August'13. 3rd round||1:1|
|Volyn10 August'13. 5 matchday||4:0|
|Hoverla-Zakarpattya17 August'13. 6 matchday||0:2|
|Sevastopol24 August'13. 7 matchday||3:1|
|Shakhtar31 August'13. 8 matchday||1:1|
|Dynamo8 September'13. friendly||0:1|
|Dynamo15 September'13. 9 matchday||3:0|
|Tavria21 September'13. 10 matchday||0:3|
|Alexandriia25 September'13. 1/16||1:4|
|Metalurh Z.29 September'13. 11 matchday||3:2|
|Lechia13 October'13. friendly||0:3|
|Chornomorets20 October'13. 13 matchday||0:0|
|Karpaty26 October'13. 14 matchday||2:1|
|Karpaty30 October'13. 1/8||0:2|
|Vorskla3 November'13. 15 matchday||1:1|
|Metalurh10 November'13. 16 matchday||3:0|
|Ilichevets30 November'13. 18 matchday||1:1|
|Dnipro4 December'13. 12 matchday||2:2|
|Astana17 January. friendly||0:2|
|Beijing Guoan F.C.21 January. friendly||3:1|
|SKA-Energiya27 January. friendly||2:1|
|Henan Jianye19 February.||3:1|
|Zoria9 March. 19 matchday||19:30|
|Volyn10 March. 20 matchday||19:00|
|Hoverla-Zakarpattya15 March. 21 matchday|
|Sevastopol22 March. 22 matchday|
|Shakhtar29 March. 23 matchday|
|Dynamo5 April. 24 matchday|
|Tavria12 April. 25 matchday|
|Metalurh Z.19 April. 26 matchday|
|Dnipro26 April. 27 matchday|
|Chornomorets3 May. 28 matchday|
|Karpaty11 May. 29 matchday|
|Vorskla17 May. 30 matchday|