According to a report by Spanish outlet Defensa Central, Amine Gouiri wants to join Real Madrid when the opportunity presents itself. But the 22-year-old OGC Nice striker might move to Stade Rennais to play at a higher level in the 2022/23 season before the reigning La Liga champions approach him for a transfer.
Argentine striker Franco Di Santo (FDS) began his national team career at the u-20. He had a decent return in front of goal for the Argentina u-20 team. Franco Di Santo scored five goals in 25 appearances for his country at u-20 level.
Franco Di Santo played his first game for the u-20s during a friendly game against France and he was able to mark his debut with a goal. The striker was part of the Argentina squad that finished second behind arch rivals Brazil at the 2007 edition of the South American Youth Championship in Paraguay. Brazil won the tournament with a two-point advantage over Franco Di Santo and his Argentina team. Continue reading “FDS: NATIONAL TEAM CAREER IN FOCUS”
Argentine striker Franco Di Santo arrived in the January window of the 2007/08 season with high expectations. At just 18 years old, Di Santo had the likes of Liverpool and reigning champions Manchester United interested in signing him. Chelsea secured him ahead of their Premier League rivals, but success never eventuated.
Making his senior debut in the Chilean Primera División with Audax Italiano aged 16, much was expected of Di Santo. In his first season, Di Santo had scored seven goals in 27 appearances, most of which were off the bench. His second season saw him play significantly more minutes, but again he scored seven goals.
14 goals in 61 appearances is hardly prolific, but nevertheless the big clubs were circling. Continue reading ” WHAT HAPPENED TO FRANCO DI SANTO?”
Argentine striker Franco Di Santo has offered to help Werder Bremen in their quest to return to the German Bundesliga ahead of next season. Bremen were demoted from the Bundesliga to Bundesliga II at the end of last season and they are bidding to return to the competition after just one season in the second division as far as club football in Germany is concerned.
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Following the recent achievement of the Argentina national team to win the COPA America title this year, a lot of current and past players of the Argentina national team have expressed their appreciation to captain Lionel Messi for helping the country get a silverware after several attempts in the past that proved fruitless. However, while all of them have expressed satisfaction after the players of the national team achieved the feat, some of their past players have been wishing that they were a part of the squad that clinched the title earlier this year, with some saying it would have meant the world to them had they been a part of the COPA America title-winning squad this year.
Franco Di Santo became a Werder Bremen player shortly after he was released by English team Wigan Athletic. Argentine striker Franco Di Santo joined Werder Bremen on a free transfer on August 14, 2013 and he went on to pen a three-year deal with the German Bundesliga side.
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