On January 11, Christian Cueva spoke for the first time after leaving Alianza Lima and revealed that his goal for this year was to return to the Peruvian team. However, Jorge Fossatithe current Bicolor coach, claimed that “Aladino” could not be called up yet, but did not rule it out in the future.
Fossati spoke about a possible return of Christian Cueva to the Peruvian team
A few days earlier, Jorge Fossati He was officially introduced as the new coach of the Peruvian team. During an interview with DSports Uruguay, the 71-year-old strategist was asked about Cueva's possible return to the Bicolor.
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In this context, he pointed out that the 32-year-old midfielder would have to reach a high level to put on the Blanquirroja jersey again. “I can’t call him today, not today. But if he plays and finds the level, of course yes,” he argued.
Jorge Fossati believes in the Peruvian footballer's ability to qualify for 2026
The main task of Jorge Fossati in the Peruvian team It's about getting out of last place in the 2026 South American qualifying table. All teams have only got 2 points in 6 games and need their first win to dream of qualification.
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Under this premise, Jorge Fossati was convinced of the Peruvian footballer's ability to reverse this complicated situation. “I'm not here to correct anything, but to try to convince the players of our idea. There is no way to negotiate hiring. Since I am convinced, I will be able to convince you too“he concluded.
What does Christian Cueva's future look like after leaving Alianza Lima?
During the “Futmax League” program, Christian Cueva said that being in the blue and white team in 2023 was a nice experience, even if it didn't end the way he would have liked. In addition, he indicated that he would focus on his recovery in order to return to court as soon as possible.
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“First I'll have an operation, then I'll return to my club in Arabia. I will prepare because my goal is to return to the Peruvian team. It's something every player wants and it's the only thing on my mind. I want to continue to enjoy football“, he emphasized.