Guilherme Ramos


The youngster has been standing out after receiving chances frequently under the new coach

Marcello Zambrana / AGIF - Pupilo de Diniz can leave Fluminense
Marcello Zambrana / AGIF – Pupilo de Diniz can leave Fluminense

After beating Atlético Mineiro by 5-3 at home last Wednesday (8), Fluminense returned to the field for the Brazilian Championship on Saturday (11), again at Maracanã, but ended up being defeated by Atlético-GO. by 2 to 0. In addition to the return of inconsistent results, this was the fourth game among the last five clashes in which the tricolor carioca had an athlete sent off.

The negative result made the team led by Fernando Diniz park at 14 points, four behind Internacional, which closes the G-4, and now occupying eighth place in the Brasileirão. However, the concern of Tricolor das Laranjeiras fans may go beyond the field. That’s because one of the young highlights of the team has recently been scouted by European football.

According to information released by the NETFLU portal, striker Matheus Martins is in the sights of clubs in Spain and Portugal. According to the investigation, one of the Lusitanian clubs interested in the player is Benfica. The European club can even move forward with the contract if the sale of Everton Cebolinha, ex-Grêmio, who is in negotiations to reinforce Rio’s rival Flamengo, is completed.

Also according to NETFLU, the other two clubs that probed the player, both from Portugal and Spain, are “medium”. Faced with the situation, Fluminense does not rule out the possibility of selling Matheus Martins, who began to have greater opportunities under the command of Fernando Diniz. However, the values ​​should reach 10 million euros, around R$ 53.5 million.

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