Cruz Azul negotiates for the Uruguayan Bruno Méndez, who has already said ‘yes’ to La Maquina

After playing with Corinthians since 2019, the then coach of Internacional de Porto Alegre and current sky-blue coach, Diego Aguirre, took the central defender to Inter

Cruz Azul sent an offer letter this Wednesday for the purchase of Uruguayan Bruno Méndez, the great bet of the club and coach Diego Aguirre to reinforce himself in central defense.

sources confirmed to ESPN that the cement club is already negotiating directly with Corinthians for the definitive transfer of the 22-year-old Uruguayan defender, who was on loan with the Porto Alegre International until today, when he said goodbye to this club after not reaching an agreement with Corinthians for its purchase.

This situation opened the door for the board of directors of La Maquina, which has launched an offer for the player who emerged from the basic forces of the Montevideo Wandererswhose pass is valued at 3.5 million dollars, according to the specialized portal Transfermarkt.

The player already said “yes” to Blue Cross through his representative, for which his transfer depends on both clubs reaching an economic agreement, confirmed the sources consulted by ESPN.

After playing since 2019 with Corinthians, the then coach of Internacional de Porto Alegre and current coach of Cruz Azul, Diego Aguirre, took central defender Bruno Méndez to Inter, for which he already knows him and knows of his potential, which could contribute to Cruz Azul in case the negotiations come to fruition.

Méndez has been called up by Uruguay in the Under 18, Under 20, Under 22 and senior team categories, and was even captain of Celeste at the FIFA Under 20 World Cup in 2019 and at the Pan American Games that year.

In November 2018, he made his debut with the senior team in the friendly matches against Brazil and France, still under the command of Óscar Washington Tabárez, now the former technical director of the Uruguayan team.

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