Fluminense announces Alan’s return, and striker strikes: “Baby from Xerém back” | fluminense

On Tuesday night, Fluminense officially confirmed hiring Alan as the first addition for the second half of 2022. The 32-year-old signed a two-season contract, until June 2024, and is set to replace Fred, who. he retires next month. The tricolor statue, by the way, found its friend again and made an ad on a video released by the club.

The striker’s wife, Thanny Carvalho, has already “leaked” a video record behind the player’s announcement in Laranjeiras., and Alan signed the agreement and went directly with President Mário Bittencourt on the “Sentimento Tricolor” channel on YouTube. He looked surprised with the manager and spoke for the first time as a three-color enhancement:

Alan and Fluminense Ad – Photo: Exposure / Fluminense

– I got there and was very touched to see and remember my pictures of Xerém time. When I returned to Brazil since my departure, I always said that the first team I wanted to talk to was Fluminense. First I want to thank God, then Mário, who did everything to restore this situation. Unexplained feeling. I will do my best to repay all this love and affection that the fans have for me. Ever since I left I have received this love, saying “come back”, “come back”. A child from Xerém is back.

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Alan was free in the market after playing for Guangzhou Evergrande, from China. Revealed in Xerém, the striker was part of a history of escaping relegation in 2009 and the 2010 Brazilian Championship title. A native Chinese, he has not played since February. In the last 10 months he has played only eight matches, all with the Chinese national team.

In approximately three seasons and 84 games for Fluminense, Alan has gained a little experience of everything: the second Libertadores and Sul-Americana winners, a historic start in the fight against relegation and the 2010 Brazilian Championship, even if they were sold. before the end. One specific date was set: November 18, 2009. At the crowded Maracanã stadium, the striker, then 19 years old, was one of the heroes of the three-color classification by that year’s Copa Sudamericana decision.

Fred and Alan for Fluminense – Photo: Photo Camera

The match was against Cerro Porteño, from Paraguay. After winning the first match, away, by a score of 1 to 0, Fluminense saw the home advantage plummet early. The opponent opened the scoring in the sixth minute, and the classification, which until then would have been resolved on penalties, came in the final minutes of the game: with 47, with a Gum goal, and 49, with an Alan goal. .

At the time, Fluminense was also struggling with relegation. In the final stage of the Brazilian championship, the Laranjeiras club had a 99% chance of relegation to Serie B, but managed to make history and remain in the first division. That season, even at just 19, Alan played 41 games, often lined up with Fred, scoring 10 goals.

Alan in the Fluminense movement in 2010 – Photo: Photo Camera

Alan left Fluminense in August 2010. The destination was RB Salzburg, from Austria, where he stayed for four and a half seasons. There, he played alongside Mané, one of Liverpool’s top names today, and lived one of the best phases of his life: he played 129 games and scored 93 goals – an average of 0.72 per match.

In that sequel, the striker went to Chinese football. First for Guangzhou Evergrande, where he started with difficulty: he broke a ligament in his right knee, playing just two matches in 2015. The following year, after recovering from an injury, he scored 18 goals in 35 games, finishing as a runner. -they have advanced to the Chinese Premier League (and 14). In 2019, Alan was loaned to Tianjin Tianhai, which filed a bankruptcy lawsuit. Later, he played for Beijing Guoan. Alan was free in the market after playing for Guangzhou.

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