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