Surprise in the pass market
Defender wanted by Boca and River is brand new reinforcement of Union
Not long ago, he was a footballer who was in the crosshairs of Mouth and of River. But, now and appealing to the surprise factor, Union announced this Thursday the incorporation as reinforcement of an international level defender who has long experience at the local and international level.
It’s about the Uruguayan Diego polenta, 29, who comes from playing in Montevideo National, with which the technical director Gustavo Munúa added his first new face overlooking the Professional League Cup.
Through its social networks, the Santa Fe entity reported that the eastern footballer will carry out the rigorous medical examination and will later sign a one-year contract.
Polenta performed the lower divisions in Danube of his country and in the First Division he played in Genoa Y Bari, both from Italy; National of Montevideo, Los Angeles Galaxy from the United States, Olympia from Paraguay and once again National. Between 2014 and 2018 he won five local titles in Uruguay with Nacional and in 2020 he won the tournament Closure from Paraguay with the Olympia jersey.
Although he does not accredit matches played in the senior team of his country, he did participate in international youth tournaments, including the London 2012 Olympics.