Gerardo Arteaga had an excellent season at Genk in Belgium, the left-back from less to much more, becoming a fundamental piece for the Belgian team and opening the doors of the Mexican team, both with the absolute squad of ‘Tata’ Martino as with Jaime Lozano’s Olympic painting.
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However, when the role of Arteaga had been defined in the Tricolor summer, which would be part of the definitive squad for the Olympic Games and possibly as a starting footballer, surprisingly, the Mexican announced his withdrawal from Jaime Lozano’s group , a totally unexpected situation, of which no more was known, since the footballer affirmed that his absence was based on “personal reasons”.
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However, last weekend the Mexican appeared at his club without any apparent injury, since he even added minutes in a friendly this Monday, which suggests that very possibly the orders came direct from his club, who possibly They did not authorize their presence in the Olympic fair, something that should not be surprising, since the Belgian league begins next Friday, precisely with Genk on the field and also, the Arteaga team will play a Champions League preview on August 2, dates important and that coincide with the Tokyo 2020 Games.