The América de Cali squad takes shape from the hand of Juan Carlos Osorio

The América de Cali squad takes shape from the hand of Juan Carlos Osorio

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The América de Cali squad takes shape from the hand of Juan Carlos Osorio

TheAmerica from Cali failed to meet expectations for the first half of 2021, being eliminated in the quarterfinals of the Betplay Dimayor League 2021-I and being left out of the Copa Libertadores de América. Now from the hand of the coach Juan Carlos Osorio They hope to rebuild the path and to appear again as candidates in Colombia.

The scarlets will have to take on the challenge of the Clausura Tournament, the Colombia Cup and the South American Cup, which is why Osorio is looking for reinforcements for the squad, which has several casualties due to injury, such as David Lemos, incapacitated for at least six months.

Osorio revealed that he is looking for alternatives to the departure of Duvan Vergara, who left for Monterrey in Liga MX. The possibility of changing the role of Rafael Carrascal or Yesus Cabrera is also being evaluated, with the aim of adapting to the new coach’s system.

“In the position of Duvan (Vergara) if we are going to play with a changed profile are Jeison (Lucumí) and Joao Rodríguez, while on the right Émerson (Batalla), so we are trying to build a competitive and competent roster, two things that they are very different “, declared Osorio to Marco Garcés of Fútbolred.

Gustavo Torres placeholder image and Daniel Hernández are two of the reinforcements that arrive at “la Mechita”, after passing the medical examinations of the institution. Torres is a forward who has just been removed from the discipline of Vasco da Gama for non-compliance and in the case of Hernández, he is a veteran midfielder who has just played for Al-Shorta in Iraq in 2020 and was without a team.

The arrival of Déinner Quiñones, Atlético Nacional player, has yet to be confirmed, Osorio’s express request, however the negotiations would be slow and for the moment his continuity in the purslane box is to be defined, as revealed by the journalist Carlos Arango.