Antony: interest from Europe after standing out in the Pre-Olympic

first_img39 The Pre-Olympic has put Antony (19 years old) on the European map, the colorful end of Sao Paulo. His performance during the tournament in Colombia has raised or increased the interest of several teams from the Old Continent, including the Ajax, Borussia Dortmund or RB Leipzig. In the competition that gave access to Tokyo 2020, purpose achieved by the Brazilian U23, Antony started five of the seven games, playing in them 428 minutes and leaving a goal and an assist. It is not included in the main statistics, but what the coach and his teammates value most about him is his ability to split defenses while facing continuously: has finished with 12 occasions created, 9 fouls received, 15 finishes or 85% accuracy in the pass. “I feel very honored to be part of this moment with the National Team. Being in a Games is one of my big goals in 2020 “, Osasco declared with the classification under his arm.center_img The three, and with special involvement the Ajax, have contacted Sao Paulo to be interested in the situation of the player in previous weeks, before the market closes. Also, although very superficially with the environment of the attacker. Antony has a contract until September 2023 with his current club, However, he has heard offers for him because he is aware that his future, sooner rather than later, is in Europe. Tokyo goal accomplishedComments on Antony have grown in a last year in which he has been doing great. In 2019 he was elected MVP of the Sao Paulo Junior Cup, in which he was decisive marking in the final. That earned him to be summoned by the Olympic for the Toulon Tournament, also won, and to move on to the first team of Sao Paulo, in which he continued progressing until he was summoned by André Jardine for the Pre-Olympic.last_img

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