River ponders West Ham’s offer for Gonzalo Montiel

River ponders West Ham's offer for Gonzalo Montiel

Despite the fact that the proposed sum is far from the clause, the Núñez club does not rule out parting with its right side.

Gonzalo Montiel is one of the players in River Most wanted in this atypical pass market, in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. The 23-year-old winger took over from the position vacated by Gabriel Mercado, the first 4 of the Gallardo era, never to leave it again and find his best level both in the final part of 2019 and in the beginning of 2020.

That is why it is not surprising the number of teams that have already shown their interest in the defender. Torino, Betis, Valencia, Bayer Leverkusen, Schalke 04 and West ham.

Precisely, the English club, which was one of the first to probe it, is the one that now presented an offer far from those 20 million dollars of the clause, but that could receive approval in Núñez: 7.5 million euros for 80% of the card that belongs to the club.

As explained a few weeks ago the representative of Montiel, Marcelo Carracedo, the coronavirus affected the values ​​of the pass market, so if the Millionaire intends to part with the player, he must lower his claims.

“Clearly, now paying 20 million dollars is impossible. The player is worth what they pay. When they ask me what it costs, I tell them that the clause is this. ‘Tell me how much you want to pay yourself and we negotiate with River’. Before the pandemic there was talk of 10 or 12 million euros, but I think that number will be difficult, “said the agent of the 23-year-old.

“If the pandemic had not happened, I would say that 80 or 90% were leaving in this market. Something important was going to appear. In this scenario, I think that an offer will appear, but I do not know if the amount that River wait, “he added. What will they say in Núñez?

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