It was the impossible dream of trainer Gustavo Alfaro and of all Boca in this past market. The player who insisted most and whereby the Blue and Gold entity made a historic offer of 16 million euros (record for Argentine football). However, yesterday's closing book was closed and Boca could not hire Marc Acuña in the face of the refusal of Sporting Lisbon.
"We made a huge offer because Acuña could make a difference, play in four or five places, we are in agreement with our management. From 1 to 10, how close we were to bring" 5 ", the manager Nicolás Burdisso admitted yesterday.
What is above is a jewel of the inferiors of Central, Gastón Avila, central defender of 17 years who still did not debut in First and for which the Xeneize will pay 5 million dollars.