Report: Real Salt Lake pursuing loan for Corinthians midfielder Mateus Important


Real Salt Lake have approached Corinthians to amass attacking midfielder Mateus Important by way of a loan for the 2021 MLS season with a purchase order choice, in accordance with a report in Brazilian publication Globo Esporte.

Important, 23, is a former Brazil youth international who developed at Vasco da Gama earlier than transferring to Corinthians in 2018. Throughout 143 membership appearances, he’s scored 10 occasions and handed out six assists. Important can play centrally or out huge and gained a pair of Campeonato Paulista titles whereas at Corinthians. 

Provided that monitor file, Corinthians reportedly worth Important at a better value than Real Salt Lake have initially proposed. However the Globo Esporte story provides that the midfielder is open to an MLS move, so maybe the Claret and Cobalt might come to phrases for Important.

Real Salt Lake are in search of a return to the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs in 2021, with midfielders Damir Kreilach and Albert Rusnak key pieces of their offense. Additionally they signed former US males’s national team forward Rubio Rubin and traded away Corey Baird to LAFC.


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