Flamengo announce reinforcements and cast doubts over Marcos Braz’s Club World Cup pledge

With the renewal of the 2023 successful base for the season, Flamengo went to the market to search for one-off reinforcements. In addition to the everlasting arrival of Ayrton Lucas and the signing of Vitor Pereira, the Rubro-Negro introduced in Gerson and Augustin Rossi to bolster the squad. However, such arrivals elevate questions on a The previous promise of Marcos Brazmade after the Libertadores title, final October.

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Braz was then requested about reinforcements heading into February’s Club World Cup and he was emphatic in his response. The Flamengo supervisor has confirmed that he’s monitoring three names to strengthen the squad, with one in every of them being “world class”.

– When the crew performs on the World Cup in December, the home windows are closed. Flamengo, in the event that they win the Libertadores, will compete within the World Cup in March. So, nothing extra pure that we reinforce ourselves much more within the window. Then I believe the sky is the restrict (for signatures). Our thought is that that is all, three additions, one in every of which is nicely above the common stage, a world reference – he mentioned then in an interview with “Canal do Benja”.

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Braz’s promise resonated with Flamengo followers, who’re ready for an “above common” reinforcement for the World Cup. However, a month earlier than the event, the Reds began asking on social media if this participant can be a part of the Gavea membership’s squad this season.

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Oscar was imagined to be at Flamengo final yr (Photo: copy/Twitter Shahgai SIPG)

One of the names being speculated was midfielder Oscar from Shanghai Port, China. The participant even expressed his want to put on the Flamengo shirt, however didn’t disclose the contract with the Chinese crew. Oscar is in a relationship till December this yr, so he’s unlikely to be from Rubro-Negro this season.


With the squad successfully closed for the season, Flamengo is on the lookout for market alternatives within the switch window. Juan Quintero, Colombian midfielder, he was nearly and is on his strategy to Junior Barranquilla. In this manner, Rubro-Negro begins to investigate different athletes, though the record is handled as a secret.

Flamengo’s debut within the Club World Cup might be on February 7. Until then, the membership can enhance its composition with additions. Before that, on January 28, the Rubro-Negro will take the primary resolution of the season: the Supercopa do Brasil in opposition to Palmeiras, with out a spot decided by the CBF.


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