The U strikes back at UC: Cristopher Toselli changes universities and signs for a year with the Blues

Cristopher Toselli will reinforce Universidad de Chile. The former goalkeeper and captain of Universidad Católica agreed with Azul Azul to sign him for the 2023 season. This Friday, in Santiago, the goalkeeper will undergo the necessary medical exams that will allow him to join the team led by Mauricio Pellegrino. At the dealership they expect to present it next week.

Toselli had been holding conversations with Manuel Mayo, the sports manager of Azul Azul, for several weeks. The former Chilean national team had already expressed his interest in defending the Blues, despite his crossed past. In his head is the idea of ​​taking advantage of the opportunity that is offered to him to continue in another of the great teams in the country.

This week, even, Mauricio Pellegrino had anticipated the need to add a goalkeeper. More with the problems that affect Cristóbal Campos, who just this Thursday joined the preseason in Coquimbo. “I want a goalkeeper, not a second goalkeeper, then the position they occupy will depend on them, not the coach”, said the strategist.

In the U they celebrate the incorporation of Toselli. They assure that their experience will serve to strengthen a team that is looking for leaders. In addition, it will be key in the growth of Cristóbal Campos, the young goalkeeper of the blue quarries who is in the process of learning.

Azul Azul seems to be hitting back at UC. The same one that they received in La Cisterna after the hiring of Mauricio Isla and Eugenio Mena, two footballers identified with the team led by Mauricio Pellegrino today. During his time at Universidad Católica, Toselli wore the captain’s saddlebag and became one of the players with the most championships won in the club’s history, with eight championships. He is the only archer of the institution with eight championships won.

Toselli, who during the 2022 season defended Central Córdoba from Argentina, arrives at La Cisterna as a free player. He will be the sixth signing to join the blues after the signing of Juan Pablo Gómez, Matías Zaldivia, Federico Mateos, Leandro Fernández and Nicolás Guerra.