The DT of Argentines juniors Gabriel Milito called his ex-partner in the Barcelona Andres Iniestawho announced a few days ago his departure from Vissel Kobe Japanese, to offer him to play for the La Paternal club from the second semester of the year.
The president of the club, Cristian Malaspina, acknowledged the contact based on the friendship between the two but clarified that there is nothing concrete about the eventual arrival of the Spaniard.
The talented midfielder who scored the consecration goal in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa warned that he does not want to give up football and that he will look for a new destination after passing through Japan.
“I want to retire on a playing field; I want to continue playing, I feel capable and excited to continue doing so; Now we will see what options there may be,” said Iniesta, 39.
Faced with the news, the official account of Argentinos Juniors posted on Twitter: “We are waiting for you. 5, 8, 10, whatever you want (by the jersey number). See you here in a few days,” it was the message accompanied by a photo of the Spaniard and Milito as footballers of the Catalan club.
Milito landed in Barcelona for the 2007 season and remained until his return to Independiente in 2011, a few months before his retirement. In that period, along with Iniesta and Lionel Messi, he won ten titles, including the 2009 and 2011 Champions League.
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