NYCFC completes the signing of Corinthians ahead Gabriel Pereira

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New York City FC have accomplished the signing of ahead Gabriel Pereira from Brazilian Serie A workforce Corinthians, the membership introduced on Thursday.

The 20-year-old joins the reigning MLS Cup champions by way of the league’s U-22 initiative on a contract till 2026 with an possibility for 2027.

“In Gabriel, we are acquiring a very talented and highly regarded prospect who we know will add a new offensive dimension to our team,” NYCFC Sports Director David Lee stated in a press launch from the membership.

“Gabriel is a fast, skilled and dynamic left-footed winger who can take on opponents in 1-on-1 situations. His first-team appearances for a club as big as the Corinthians at such a young age show how talented he is.”

Mainly a proper winger who likes to reduce the within his left foot, Pereira scored two targets and three assists in 48 video games for the Corinthians in all competitions, and he even performed 4 instances within the Copa Sudamericana.

In New York, he can be linked to different Brazilian abilities, Talles Magno and Thiago Andrade, as properly as Thiago Martins and Heber.

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“I know I still have a lot to improve, but I know that NYCFC and City Football Group have incredible experience in developing and helping players grow,” stated Pereira. “I look forward to continuing to develop as a player and professional on and off the pitch and hope I can contribute to the team’s success this year.”

Despite his younger age and relative lack of expertise, Pereira must have many probabilities to impress as he helps the NYCFC compensate for the losses of Jesus Medina and Ismael Tajouri-Shradi throughout the winter.

NYCFC has solely taken 4 factors from its three opening video games of the MLS season 2022, however has a Concacaf Champions League semi-final to sit up for after profitable its final eight matches in opposition to Comunicaciones.

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