He arrived in Portugal to play at Rio Ave, but excelled even more at Desportivo de Chaves, which made him move to Turkey. Now, Marcão is attached to Seville and has come forward to ask to leave.
The Brazilian defender has been at Galatasaray for three-and-a-half seasons, has already played 141 games for the Turkish national team, won three titles – the Championship, the Cup and the Super Cup – and is now looking to make the leap for the club that will be involved. Champions League, and this is the case of Galatasaray, who finished the last tournament in thirteenth place.
Facing the news that Lopetegui is interested in hiring the Brazilian to replace Diego Carlos, who is headed to Aston Villa, Marcao has been clear.
“I want to play with Seville to make my career develop,” he said in an interview with the Turkish newspaper. Milliet.
So far, it is known that Galatasaray has already rejected an offer of 15 million euros, but this proposal came from Zenit. In Spain, Seville is said to be waiting for the perfect moment to move on to negotiations. Marcao’s statements may make the Turkish club agree to a dialogue with the Andalusian team, which finished the last edition of the League in fourth place.
With a contract with Galatasaray until June 2025, the 26-year-old defender was signed from Chavez for €4m in the middle of the 2018/19 season.
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