Deco requests information on Maximiliano Araújo

Deco requests information on Maximiliano Araújo
Deco requests information on Maximiliano Araújo


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Maximilian Javier Araujo Vilchesleft winger for Toluca FC in Mexico’s Primera División, has sparked the interest of Deco, sporting director of FC Barcelona. This is what sports journalist Deco claims Uriel Smellcontributor to Radio La Red.

Lugt, on his social networks, claims that FC Barcelona and Atlético de Madrid They have put the spotlight on Maximiliano Araújo, a 24-year-old Uruguayan footballer who plays left wing for Toluca FC in Mexico. He adds that Deco, the Barça sporting director, has asked his scouts for more information about the striker. The same step, he says, has also been taken by the Diego Simeonecoach of Atletico Madrid.

Plan B in case Nico Williams fails

Maximiliano Araújo would be option B for the signing of Nico Williams. The Athletic and Spanish national team striker, who is shining at the 2024 Euro Cup in Germany, He would only leave San Mamés if Barça pays his release clause, which is around 60 million euros.. In any case, given the current state of Barcelona’s economy, only a significant sale would allow the player to join Barcelona.

The Premier League, on the lookout

In addition to Barça and Atlético de Madrid, Premier League teams, there is talk of Aston Villa y del Nottingham Forestwould also be following the transfers of the Uruguayan attacker. From Mexico, on the other hand, it is assured that he will not negotiate his transfer for less than the clause, valued at

Who is Maxi Araújo?

Maxi Araújo started in the ranks of Montevideo Wanderers in 2018 and was transferred to Club Puebla of Mexico in 2020, where he played until the 2022 Apertura tournament. His debut with Toluca FC was in the 2023 Clausura tournament. With his current team he has played 52 games, scoring nine goals and providing nine assists.

He was an under-23 international with Uruguay and made his debut with the senior team on June 14, 2023 against Nicaragua. He has participated in two matches of the 2026 World Cup Qualifiers, against Chile and Ecuador. He is currently in the 2024 Copa America in the United States, a tournament in which he has scored two goals. This morning he faces Brazil in Paradise.

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