River added a new player for the competitions it will play during this semester. This Monday morning Bruno Zuculini took all the mandatory physical tests and, during the afternoon, he met with Rodolfo D’Onofrio at the presidential office to sign his arrival at the institution.
The midfielder signed a contract until June of 2022, and tomorrow he will join the rest of the team under Marcelo Gallardo’s coaching.
Zuculini played in Racing and then Manchester City (England), Valencia (Spain, Córdoba (Spain), Middlesbrough (England), AEK Atenas (Greece), Rayo Vallecano (Spain) and Hellas Verona (Italy)-
In addition, he played for the U-20 Argentine national team for the South American tournament in Peru in 2011, where the national team won third place.
IN THE LEAGUE
Played matches: 150
As starting player: 125
As substitute: 25
Yellow cards: 39
Sent-offs: 5 (three due to double yellow cards and two due to red cards).
Played matches: 12
As starting player: 8
As substitute: 4
Yellow cards: 5
Played matches: 4
As starting player: 4
Yellow cards: 2
Sent-offs: 1 (Red card).
ZUCULINI’S STATISTICS FOR 2017
- He player 16 out of the 21 matches for Hellas Verona during this season for the A Series and is the 7th player of the team with the most played matches.
- He is the 4th player of Hellas Verona with more touches (857), total passes (630) and attempted passes in rival field (311).
- Among the players of Hellas Verona with more than 3 matches played this Calcio season, Zuculini has the most precise passes in rival field (75,2%).
- He had at least twice more sweeps (68) than any of his teammates for A Series 2017/2018.