Marlon Torres, Bucaramanga's central defender, has confirmed FUTBOLRED has already made an oral economic agreement with the América de Cali team's leaders to wear red for the 2019 season.
The sports rights of the Barranquilla defender for 22 years are Atlético Nacional and between the two clubs is defined because in Bucaramanga was borrowed. Arriving at Cali for medical examinations and signing the contract is scheduled after December 7, when leopards end their activities at the end of the year.
"The point is to contribute and do good things there, there is a verbal agreement with Nacional and I hope to end the connection with Bucaramanga, and Nacional will tell me what to do to make the decisions," he said.
"My representative has advanced a good process, it's almost a fact, they finish it, but I have to talk to Nacional. America is a great option for me, a great team that was loved, a historical one, getting an edge in my future and I hope to contribute a lot if you give me the opportunity, "he added.
"With Professor Castro we have a good relationship, when we arrive, we have finished an important semester in Bucaramanga, we both know how we work. He is a great professional and a great staff when he was in Bucaramanga, I had a lot of affection, he gave me all the confidence and therefore I think he has a positive image on me, "said Manizaleño strategist.
Marlon is defined as "very committed, professional, on the field where I have a lot of character, I always enjoyed winning, I want to improve every day and give my colleagues, to be at your disposal for any help ". He is a strong defender and goes a long way to offensive support, especially in air play. From his teammate Yeison Palacios said he "is a very good technical player, but I do not know if they talked to him."
It measures 1.81 meters and weighs 85 pounds. Started in Verdolagas' minor divisions at the age of 15, he debuted with Juan Carlos Osorio in Copa Colombia 2015, then moved to Leones in 2016 and then to Bucaramanga in 2017, where he was a starter.
Marco Antonio Garcés
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