Transfers: He leaves OM with a big punchline

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Having wanted to leave OM for several weeks, Gerson therefore won his case and his transfer to Flamengo was formalized this week. The Brazilian midfielder inherited the number 20 on his return to the club and he justified this choice with a punchline aimed at his compatriot Vinicius Junior.

It was in line with the time it has been official since Tuesday: Gerson no longer a playerABOUT. The 25-year-old midfielder, who was not part of the plans regardingIgor Tudorhas therefore completed his return to the side Flamengo for €16m, a year and a half after leaving the Brazilian team to join Jorge Sampaoli byABOUT.

Gerson changed his number

And while he wore the 8 during his first visit to Flamengo, Gerson was forced to revise his plans when this number was no longer available. The former playerABOUT therefore chosen 20, with a rather unexpected explanation to justify it.

“He’s VJR20, I’m G20”

Asked by official Flamengo media, Gerson fell:” As for the 8, I am very happy that it is worn by Thiago Maia. Let him get on with it because he deserves it. The 20th is for a small tribute to Vini (Vinicius Jr). We are together. He is VJR20 and now I am G20 “. A punchline that won’t fail to make the striker smile Real Madrid.

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