Peñarol announced this Saturday that Nicolás Gaitán informed the club that he would not continue in the squad for 2022.
In a statement published on the club’s social networks, the Mirasoles indicated that during the celebrations for the Uruguayan Championship obtained, the Argentine announced that he would no longer be part of the team.
“He did it in a warm and entertaining way, thanking everyone for their passage through our club. He did it without having had the desired minutes, but scoring a key goal to be champion. He says goodbye without claiming anything that remains of his contract and leaving his place free for another possible reinforcement in 2022. He did so by resigning from the economic point of view, but recognizing that he gained much more from the personal and emotional aspects ”, the Peñarol statement said.
In total, Gaitán played ten games with the aurinegra shirt, did not score goals and provided an assist in the victory against Cerrito. He added a total of 211 minutes between the Clausura Tournament, the semifinals of the South American CONMEBOL Cup and the semifinals of the Uruguayan Championship.
“Thank you very much, Nico, for having been part of this path towards 53. Football, at some point, will find us again”, He ended by saying the text of the Carboneros.