It was just a scare! Paolo Guerrero entered the Avaí squad and could have minutes against Corinthians, his first club in Brazil. In the week, the ‘Predator’ had left training on Wednesday due to physical discomfort but the technical director ruled out that he is injured.
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Guerrero could face the club with which he debuted in Brazilian football and with which he won a Club World Cup. Avaí will be the third team in Brazil with which the ‘Predator’ will face his exclusion, before he did it with Flamengo and Inter de Porto Alegre.
DT rules out Paolo Guerrero’s injury
The technical director of Avaí, Edward Barroca, clarified that what happened with Paolo Guerrero was a precaution and pointed out that he is in perfect condition to play against Corinthians.
“It felt a bit uncomfortable and we preferred to take it out. It was more my action than his because I think he is a player who deserves special care”He pointed out at a press conference.
“In this scenario, due to their downtime and their delivery, this ends up being even dangerous because their will is so much to want to deliver that we may have some problem, so it is also part of my responsibility to handle this”he added.
Barroca highlighted the quality of Paolo Guerrero and his dedication in each of the practices. “He is a player who is determined and interested in continuing to develop and grow. He already had the opportunity to enter the game against America. He is working at a very interesting and high level of intensity”added the DT of the ‘Lion of the Island’, he expressed.
“In the game he is also responding, what he did in the game was spectacular, we will gradually put him in an ideal setting to be able to compete on equal terms with the other players in his position”he added.