Mauricio Pellegrino has already started the preseason at the helm of Universidad de Chile. The Argentine DT began his stage as blue DT last Friday, with the first practice and the health checks and measurements to evaluate the squad. This Monday, he already had Federico Mateos in the team’s work.
The blues will work during December in Santiago and will move to Coquimbo the first week of January. There they will be measured at Central Rosary Y united coquimbo at the Francisco Sánchez Rumoroso stadium and, later, with Workshops of Cordoba in Santa Laura.
U. de Chile 2023: reinforcements and who arrives
the u has moved fast in the market, and has already made three new players official: Juan Pablo Gómez, who arrives from Curicó Unido, Leandro Fernandez, from Independiente de Avellaneda and Federico Mateos, captain in the historic Ñublense campaign. However, the blues do not stop.
In the last hours, the name of Cristopher Toselli has been strongly linked to the U. According to Bolavip, the goalkeeper who in 2022 defended Central Córdoba de Santiago del Estero in Argentina, would be negotiating with the blues to join the 2023 squad.
Toselli, 34, adds steps by Universidad Católica, Everton and Palestino in Chile, while internationally he did it in Atlas de México and the previously mentioned Argentine team.
Matías Zaldivia would be one signature away from moving to the CDA after finishing his stage in Colo Colo. The arrival of the defender would be to add experience in the defensive line, which already has Luis Casanova and Nery Domínguez, as its main banners.
In turn, the new DT must evaluate some returning players. It is the case of Lucas Alarcon (from Sports La Serena), simon contreras (from the University of Concepción), Jose Gatica (from Santiago Morning) and Jeison Fuentealba (also in La Serena and selected Sub 20).
U. de Chile 2023: casualties and who would leave the club
The list of players who do not follow is long. There are Martin Parrathe Uruguayan Alvaro Brun and the historical Junior Fernandes, who They terminated their contract and will not continue. Two with a current contract are added but do not have space: Marcelo Cañete and Nahuel Luján.
Several youngsters could also continue their career away from the CDA, in search of minutes. This is the case of Pedro Garrido, Renato Cordero, Daniel Navarrete or José Castro, among others and It remains for Mauricio Pellegrino to define the fate of footballers such as Mauricio Morales and Franco Lobos in the preseason.