It was a ‘dark weekend’ for Colombian defenders, report Marca Claro, with the national team’s defensive players having trouble at club level.
Frank Fabra had his worst match in a long time for Boca Juniors, according to Claro, and that’s further highlighted in the Argentine media. Ole gave Fabra 4/10 as Boca lost 2-1 at home to Defensa.
He wasn’t one of the worst on show, with Fabra getting a higher score than his fellow defenders.
The left back has been repeatedly pushed towards signing for Everton over the past week or so. Claims came from Colombia and then made their way to the English media, and the Everton interest was inevitably talked up.
José Constanzo, the player’s agent, told Sport Witness a week ago: “We know of a supposed interest from Everton, but we have not met with anybody of the club.
“Now we did travel, we were in London, Manchester and Liverpool, taking advantage that the Argentine team played there.
“Boca will always ask for what the clause says, and that is fifteen million dollars (£10.6m). But they told us that if a logical offer comes for what the player is worth, they are going to sell him. I think he’ll end up playing in the Premier League. There are other teams looking for left-backs.”
It’s not a great deal of money, but with the Argentine and Colombian media shaking their head at Fabra’s weekend performance, it’s got to be worth consideration for any Everton move. On the bright side, there seems shock that Fabra had a poor game.