In recent days it was announced that Joao Grimaldo would arrive in Belgrano de Córdoba. However, his signing fell through and he will stay Sporty Cristal. By the way, during Heavenly Evening 2024, Joel Raffo spoke about the Peruvian winger's frustrated sale.
What happened to Grimaldo's signing to Belgrano?
In conversation with Latina Deportes, the President of Sporty Cristal announced details of Joao Grimaldo's transfer abroad. In this regard, he pointed out that the decision was taken after the analysis of the sale carried out by the institute.
“Due to the concerns that arise when these opportunities arise, we are the main stakeholders to resolve the issue in the best possible way. Without a doubt, we are a footballer who has developed at the club if you see his performance. “I will also be very careful,” he stressed.
He also stressed that it is important to monitor the impact that Grimaldo will have on his new club. “Secondly, we are very concerned about the impact of a possible departure of a player with immediate impact like Joao. There are minimum requirements that must be met, not everything is economical,” he added.
What are Grimaldo's numbers at Sporting Cristal?
Although Cristal failed to win the 2023 League 1 trophy, the team managed to achieve several highlights throughout the season. One of them was Joao Grimaldo, who had a great year as he also made his debut in the Peruvian team.
In 2023, the 20-year-old winger played 32 games, scoring 7 goals and providing 4 assists. For this reason, it attracted interest from foreign clubs. However, you will have to wait for a sporty offer for the time being.