The former president has revealed that he asked Sampaoli Ibrahimovic to join Atltico

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Ibrahimovic was the target of Atltico, but the club invested in the Swedish star

Coach Jorge Sampaoli helped change the level of Atltico. He arrived at the club in 2020, and with the financial support of 4 Rs, he renewed the white-and-white team. But one of the pieces requested by the Argentine coach did not reach Cidade do Galo. Star Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

The former president of Galo, Srgio Sette Câmara, made the revelation. He noted that the Argentine coach Alexandre Mattos had discussed the possibility with former Atlético football director. They took the name to the investors, but the attack did not happen.

“He made his claims, he saw Mattos, he talked to Renato (Salvador) and Rafael himself (Menin). And me, of course. We saw what was right. A horse’s tail, a Swede. Ibra!” Sette Cmarak said in the Debate. Alvinegro canal, ending.

“He also said this to Mattos, and he said to me. Then I asked him, ‘Mattos, how much does a player like that earn?’ But did I tell you something? Football has to think big. “No money. Did you bring Maicon Bolt? All right, we brought Emerson too.”

At the time, Ibra was in Milan, Italy. In the 2020/21 season, the Swedish striker scored 17 goals and provided three assists for 27 games for the Rossoneri. This season, the player played an important role in winning the Italian team title.

During his time at Atltico, he asked Sampaoli to renew his team. There were several signings during the coaching season. In 2020, goalkeeper Everson, right-back Mariano, defenders Junior Alonso and Bueno, midfielders Alan Franco, Lo Sena and Matas Zaracho, and strikers Marrony, Keno, Eduardo Sasha and Eduardo Vargas arrived. In 2021, Hulk and Dod joined while the Argentine was on the team.

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