What is the newest on Mateo Retegui and Crystal Palace?
The Italian striker made headlines final week as he scored on his nationwide workforce debut towards England after which adopted this up with one other effort towards Malta.
The 23-year-old was truly born in Argentina – and is at the moment on mortgage at Tigres from Boca Juniors – however qualifies to play for Italy due to his grandfather.
After the latest recreation, his nationwide workforce supervisor Roberto Mancini was stuffed with reward however warned that he nonetheless wanted to do extra to show himself as a high participant.
He advised the press: “He unlocked the match, he was important right this moment. However I repeat: he wants time, he nonetheless must study extra about European soccer.”
In line with Corriere dello Sport (by way of FC Inter Information), Retegui could possibly be set for a transfer to a giant workforce in Europe this summer season with Inter Milan named as a doable possibility.
Past the Serie A workforce, Palace and Brighton had been additionally linked and whereas talking on the HLTCO podcast, Cook dinner defined why it is likely to be a tough deal to drag off for the Eagles.
He stated (8:12): “I hate to say this in a Crystal Palace podcast, however I am undecided we’re essentially something like as a horny proposition in the mean time as Brighton and Hove Albion.
“They’re upwardly cellular, there’s each likelihood they are going to get into Europe by the tip of this season.
“And also you have a look at our present plight, you understand, hopefully Roy Hodgson can regular the ship and hold us afloat within the Premier League.
“However with out a everlasting supervisor, and with out a assure of even the division that we’ll be enjoying in subsequent season, you do ponder whether or not he could properly plump for the seagulls.”
Why would Mateo Retegui need to be a part of Brighton?
It is actually true that Palace are struggling to take care of their standing as a Premier League aspect sitting simply three factors above the underside three with solely ten video games to maintain themselves up.
All of the whereas, bitter rivals Brighton have lofty ambitions as they appear to vibrant European soccer to the Amex subsequent season, at the moment seventh within the league, degree on factors with Liverpool in sixth (with a recreation in hand too).
With that in thoughts, it is not exhausting to see why Retegui – who has six objectives in eight league video games with Tigre this time period – could really feel as if Brighton is the extra interesting vacation spot ought to he hunt down a transfer to England in the summertime.