Marcone leaves Elche and will fulfill his “biggest dream” of playing for Independiente de Avellaneda

Ivan Marcone leave elche and will fulfill his “biggest dream” of recording Independent of Avellaneda. The Elche club and the Argentine team have agreed to transfer the 32-year-old pivot, now official, for almost two million euros, according to reports from Argentina. This amount will be paid in installments. In this way, Marcone leaves Elche almost two years later to return to Argentina and serve in the group of which he is a recognized fan, which he has repeatedly shown posing with the “Rojo” shirt on social networks.

Marcone closes a stage of franjiverde that has gone from more to less. He arrived at Elche in October 2020, from Boca Juniors, for just over three million euros. It should be remembered that the owner of Elche, Christian Bragnik, is Marcone’s representative, which facilitated his arrival and subsequent departure from the Elche team. With its sale to Independiente, the Martínez Valero unit will get back part of its investment. In addition, he releases one of the highest paid players in the squad, and who had two years left on his contract. “I put a lot of effort into my part. And Bragarnik has done everything to make my wish come true,” Marcone said before undergoing a medical with Independiente.

The defensive midfielder landed in the city of the Palms at the request of the then coach of the team from Elche, Jorge Almiron, who had had Marcone in his successful scene in Lanús. With Almirón, Marcone was the undisputed starter, but later lost that status From Write Y Francisco on the bench. In his two complete campaigns with Elche, he leaves 56 matches (42 starting), 14 yellow cards and a red card between the league and the cup as statistics.

With Marcone’s departure, the team trained by Francisco will need to sign at least one defensive pivot in the summer market. Negotiations are underway to renew Omar Mascarella key piece in the latest campaign and it ends his contract.

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