Rodrigo Aliendro come to River at the request of Marcellus Gallardo and his first steps in Slumdog Millionaire were interrupted by a complicated lesion: the fracture of the facial mass with failure of the malar and compromise of the floor of the eye socket. The cold and technical medical report says nothing next to his last image on the pitch, disfigured in the Superclásico for a knee by Alan Varela, of Boca.
Almost four months later, the midfielder is completing the setup with Martín Demicheliswhich replaced the Dolland in the fight for a place among the starters.
“Marcelo’s call at that moment was fundamental. I didn’t doubt it and that’s why I’m here now, to give everything and return the trust it gave me at that moment, “said the footballer, who has a path of promotion and interior football that ended with interest del River Recovered from the injury that prevented him from forging his place, Aliendro works in Miami with the others to conquer Demichelis.
“He is a very serious and committed coach, who has a clear idea and a planning of the game that we try to oil, fine-tuning the details for the start of the tournament,” the midfielder graphically illustrated in an interview for the channel TyC Sports.
“This preseason is essential for me, doing it from day one is very nice, I feel good, I train well and I can’t wait to start the tournament and add minutes so that, God willing, we can win titles,” he said. Express from Miami.
For everyone, apart from a few exceptions, the preseason will be fundamental for players to try to enter Demichelis’ ideal 11. and in midfield Aliendro has a lot of competition.
“I don’t have a permanent job: I’ve played as an intern, even double five with a midfielder who is perhaps more branded, even more relaxed… I adapt to what they put me and I try to give is my everything”, he stood out for his its versatility.
“We have a lot of quality both in terms of talent and also in terms of humanity. This is crucial. If I have to play, I hope I can do it well”, he analyzed his possibilities and gave himself space to analyze the length of the preseason that River faces. “It is something atypical to have such a long preseason, but the desire for the championship is a lot,” he concluded.
The first official test will be Tuesday against Rayados de Monterrey at Q2 Stadium in Austin, Texas starting at 11pm (Argentina time). On Saturday 14 they will face the Millonarios de Colombia at 21:30 at the DRV PNK Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, home of Inter Miami. The last friendly will be on January 17 at 21:30 against Vasco da Gama at Exploria Stadium in Orlando, Florida. The following day, the team will return to Argentina to start the 2023 official competition.
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