Juanfer Quintero returns to River: "It’s my team and my preference"


Juanfer Quintero confirmed his return to River

“In the next few hours I will be with River, which is my next club, in the next few days everything should be closed. It is a team that competes at all times, that’s why I made the decision to return,” he said at a press conference.

“Let the people know, in the next few hours we will close everything what is with River. It is my team and my preference. Thank the other clubs for their offers, but my dream is to play with River“said the steering wheel.

Juanfer Quintero, 28 years old, recently achieved freedom of action with Chinese Shenzhen, who had hired him in 2020 in exchange for 9 million dollars. After that, he joined his country’s team to play an international friendly against Honduras in the state of Florida this Sunday.

The word of Juanfer Quintero

River reserved number 10 for Juanfer Quintero

Quintero then plans to fly to Argentina to join River’s preseason, where The iconic number 10 shirt is already reserved.

The Colombian is adored by the “millionaire” partiality for the conquest of the partial 2-1 in the 2018 final against Boca (3-1), which marked the most glorious moment in the club’s history.

In his previous stint at Núñez (2018-2020), “Juanfer” he played 61 games, scored 12 goals and won four titles: the Super Cup and the Libertadores in 2018 plus the Recopa Sudamericana and the Copa Argentina in 2019.

Quintero’s return to River had verbally agreed at the end of December but it remained to know how the hiring would be because then the disengagement with the Chinese team had not been sealed.

River’s 10 in the Gallardo era

  • Manuel Lanzini
  • Thomas Martinez
  • Pity Martínez
  • Juanfer Quintero
  • nacho fernandez
  • Jorge Carrascal

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