A couple of weeks ago it was known from Paraguay that the Colombian midfielder, Alexander Mejia, had reached an agreement to terminate his contract with Libertad that ended in December of this year. Once the situation was known, the interest of several Colombian teams to sign him did not wait, in that case Junior from Barranquilla Y National Athletic, the team where he won the Copa Libertadores in 2016 were the most important suitors.
Everything indicated that the player was going to play for his hometown team, much was speculated throughout this week, until the player appeared at the headquarters of the “Jaws” team to undergo medical examinations to finalize his contract.
The days passed, and it was not known if the player had passed the medical exams or not, but rumors said no, others said that Nacional sent him an offer and that the player apparently had accepted it. Until Junior shared a press release indicating that they did not reach an economic agreement for the player to make part of their payroll.
Now, the future of the player seems to be clarifying and he will probably return to the team where he achieved his best moments in his sports career, National Athletic. Where the fans have expressed expectation to the confirmation of the hiring for one of their most recent idols in the Antioquia team.