On University of Chile They have just closed two signings in the winter pass market and in the offices on the second floor of the Centro Deportivo Azul (CDA) they are already beginning to think about the conformation of the squad for the 2022 season, since they have pending the renewal of nine players.
And on Monday, September 20, the new sports manager arrives at the U, the Ecuadorian Luis Roggiero, who will take the reins to define the future of the team he directs temporarily Esteban Valencia.
Among the group waiting for his contract extension is the Argentine-Chilean attacker Brandon Cortes, who arrived at the “lay” cadre in November 2020 on loan from Boca Juniors, but it has not had continuity in the eight months that it has been in the student body.
The 20-year-old soccer player promised on his arrival to the “Romantic Traveler”, since he had even been intended for La Roja Sub 17 some time ago. But in Chile it did not find its place and at present it is not being taken into account by the “Egg”.
More absences than participations
This season he has six participations in the National Championship and one for Copa Libertadores and for four games he has not even been considered by Valencia.
Yes indeed, In Copa Chile he played all four games and scored his only goal since he reached the blues, which was in the first leg for the second round against San Luis de Quillota, a score that earned the victory 1-0 at the El Teniente de Rancagua stadium.
But Since his arrival he has never played a complete game, adding 17 presences and 25 absences between November 16, 2020 and September 13, 2021.
Taking into account these data, Everything seems to indicate that in Azul Azul they will not make use of the option to purchase their pass and must return to Boca Juniors, a team with which he has a contract until December 31, 2023.