After the transfer of Felipe Caicedo to Inter Milan concluded on June 30, the Ecuadorian striker has to present himself to the discipline of Genoa CFC to fulfill the contract that remains in force with the institution until 2024.
Philippanther He had no prominence at the San Siro under Simone Inzaghi, his former coach at Lazio.
His signing for Inter was an important leap in his vast career that includes periods at Manchester City, Sporting CP or RCD Espanyol, among other clubs in Europe.
Last June, his agent Matteo Materazzi assured that for Guayaquil “there is a market hypothesis that could take him directly to Qatar.”
The Middle East region got to know her during her time at Al-Jazira Sporting Club, from the United Arab Emirates (2013-2014).
“How do I explain to you that he was the protagonist at Lazio, but he was not at Inter and Genoa? In Milan there were four other very strong forwards like Alexis Sánchez, Lautaro Martínez, Edin Dzeko and Joaquín Correa… Then in the end he was also injured and bad luck led him to play little”, commented Materazzi.
“I am sure that Felipe will do very well wherever he goes, if he stays in Genoa or if he goes somewhere else,” added the Italian businessman.
After a difficult start to the season at Genoa, he found no revenge at Inter, where he was received by his coach at the time of Lazio, Simone Inzaghi. In fact, in Milan, the Ecuadorian striker accumulated fewer minutes on the pitch and did not play any game in the UEFA Champions League round of 16 tie against Liverpool.
In the five months that he played for Inter, he was only able to play 17 minutes in Serie A – he did not score goals – and in the Italian Cup that he won he did not play any games. Now his destiny is to return to Genoa, which was relegated to series B.
Without knowing about any other possibility through the Italian media, this week the local press speculates on the arrival of Caicedo with Bristol City FC of the Football League Championship (second division in England).
“Bristol City FC, in addition to a couple of clubs from the Middle East, hope that Felipe Caicedo’s situation is resolved in Italy to launch for his signing, as futbolecuador.com has learned in recent hours,” he said Wednesday. that website.
A season has passed since the release of Philippanther of Lazio, where despite not being the undisputed star in Inzaghi’s formation, the former Tricolor striker added 33 goals in a total of 139 games that he played in the four years of his relationship with the Romans (August 2017 to August 2021 ). (D)