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Toronto FC are being linked to River Plate forward Santos Borre, however they’re not alone.
The 25-year-old Colombian international is reportedly the primary target for Brazilian powerhouse Palmeiras, with Toronto FC additionally expressing interest, in response to goal.com reporter Bruno Andrade.
Principal alvo do Palmeiras para o ataque é Santos Borré, que também está na mira do Toronto FC, da MLS. Contrato do colombiano com o River Plate acaba em junho. Diego Costa é, sim, uma opção estudada pelo Verdão, mas a primeira pedida (3 milhões de euros/temporada) é salgada
— Bruno Andrade (@brunoandrd) February 13, 2021
On the floor, it wouldn’t appear seemingly that Toronto FC could be searching for a high-profile forward with Jozy Altidore (a Designated Player) and Ayo Akinola main the attack. However Altidore had been linked with a move away and there’s a Designated Player spot open after Pablo Piatti’s contract possibility was declined following the season.
Borre got here up by means of the Cali system in Colombia earlier than making a move to Atletico Madrid in 2015. He was loaned to Villarreal earlier than becoming a member of River Plate in August 2017.
Borre, whose contract expires in June, has scored 43 goals in 118 matches throughout all competitions for River Plate.
After scoring three goals in 11 appearances for Colombia’s U-20 national team, together with one within the 2015 U-20 World Cup in 2015, Borre made the leap to the primary team in 2019 and he’s been capped twice.