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The Uruguayan midfielder Nicolás de la Cruz is one of the important pieces of River Plate, but there was some anxiety among the fans due to his contractual situation.
The 23-year-old’s contract will expire in June and it was feared that he would leave with a free transfer elsewhere. However, those feelings may now subside as De la Cruz will continue his career with the Argentine team.
According to TyC Sports, the Uruguayan international will extend his contract with River Plate until 2023. In addition, with the departure of Ignacio Fernández, de la Cruz will wear number ten for River Plate.
Despite reportedly agreeing to a new deal, River Plate still has to pay what it owes for the 23-year-old. TyC Sports add that The millionaires They have a debt of close to one million dollars with Liverpool FC of Uruguay since they have not finished liquidating the purchase of 30 percent of the footballer’s pass.
The Argentine media affirms that River Plate will pay off its debt this month.