The attacker is one of the cases of Covid-19 in the Millionaire and will not be able to start the preseason with his teammates. In fact, he could not even travel to Argentina.
River the preseason will start tomorrow and, as happened to practically all the teams in the Professional League, it will do so with some casualties due to coronavirus. Although the positive cases that came out in the tests this Sunday were not yet officially reported, it was learned that Nicolás De La Cruz is one of those infected.
De La Cruz is in Uruguay and was unable to travel to Buenos Aires to join the Millionaire delegation that this Monday will take the plane to San Martín de Los Andes, in the south of the country, where Marcelo Gallardo’s team will carry out the preseason, after ruling out the chance of going to the United States, which was looming as the main option until Covid-19 cases broke out in the country.
In River they trust that the Uruguayan you will be discharged in the next two or three days and, with a negative PCR, he will be able to travel to Argentina to join his teammates in the preparation for 2022. De La Cruz had finished 2021 outside the fields due to the thrombosis he suffered in the final stretch, and although it is expected that can be ready for the start of the competition, could start a differentiated preseason.
Javier Pinola, another of the possible cases of coronavirus in River
Although there was nothing official regarding the defender, the truth is that it was striking that today he was not in the contract renewals reported by the Millionaire, taking into account that the defender has to sign for his new bond, which is It will be extended for one more year after the one that expired in December of last year.
Coronavirus in River: two members of the coaching staff, infected in Uruguay
Marcelo Tulvobich, alternate teacher, and Jorge Bombicino tested positive in the Uruguayan territory along with De La Cruz and they will not be for the start of work in San Martín de Los Andes either.