Looking for a defender to perform in the second part of the season, theAS Monaco found happiness at Brazil.
Vanderson to join AS Monaco
Currently 6th in Ligue 1 with 29 points on the clock, AS Monaco remains in the green. But to gain the upper hand over its rivals (Montpellier, Rennes) in the second part of the season, the management of the Rocher club plans to strengthen its workforce. It is also anticipating possible departures this summer. In particular the possible succession of Djibril Sidibé who is coming to the end of his contract next June. As such, AS Monaco has been targeting for a few weeks Vanderson, a Brazilian right-back playing at Guild.
This is now confirmed by Foot Market, the two sides came to a total agreement. The operation should be formalized as soon as the winter transfer window opens, on January 1. AS Monaco will pay in total 11 million euros. An amount that will be paid in five installments. The Principality’s club faced a tough competition on this file. Brentford but especially AC Milan were very interested in the profile of Vanderson. The latter has scored three goals and provided two assists in 30 Serie A games in Brazil. He has also evolved as a right midfielder on several occasions.
A future crack in the Brazilian selection
Vanderson is a very offensive right-back with good technique and good playing intelligence. This future crack will thus sign a contract of more than four years with AS Monaco and will compete Ruben Aguilar and Djibril Sidibé, whose contract expires in June. The latter received a proposal from the ASM which does not delight him and must meet again with its leaders in the coming days.
Vanderson is a player of the future is followed very closely by Tite, coach of Brazil, in view of the next lists of Brazil. Many observers consider him in particular as the future side of the Seleção. He now has to prove all his qualities in the field to claim a possible selection in the coming months.