It was an open secret and From the moment the Brazilian terminated his contract with Cartagena, everything pointed to the return of Vinicius Tanque to the discipline of Atlético Baleares, now as a proprietary player until 2023 after last season’s loan.
For the Brazilian forward, the last conversations have had “A happy ending for me and for the club, I am calm and eager, with great enthusiasm and very grateful to everyone.”
After the impass between the end of last season in which He played on loan at the Palma club and the present preseason in the ranks of Cartagena, the club to which he belonged, Vinicius assures that he was “calm because I am very professional, I was working as if I was going to stay there but I was talking to Patrick (Balearic sports director) and I already said that my word is worth more than any signed paper and I have been working for myself because I knew I would not stay there and that he had to go back. “
According to the Brazilian “Before the end of last season I already said that, if they didn’t want me there, I would come back and here I am.”
📸 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐜𝐢𝐨́𝐧 𝐕𝐈𝐍𝐈𝐂𝐈𝐔𝐒 𝐓𝐀𝐍𝐐𝐔𝐄
🗣 Patrick Messow: “It is the best squad at a sports level that we have ever had”
🗣 @ Vinitanque9 : “My word is worth more than a signature, I said I would return”
– CD Atlético Baleares (@atleticbalears) July 28, 2021
Now begins a A new challenge for the blue and white striker for all intents and purposes: “we have to work little by little, match by match and of course we want to move up and if I don’t mark and someone else does and we move up, it doesn’t matter, the club is above it. of any player and that is the important thing “.
Last season Vinicius Tanque contributed 11 goals to the Balearic team and this year does not promise quantities: “I don’t put a number, I like to score in every game, so we’ll see at the end how many goals I can score.”
For his part, the sports director Patrick Messow is happy with the arrival of the Brazilian: “he was a highly desired signing, a player we know very well for his good campaign with us last season with eleven goals and the last one to certify our presence in the Primera-RFEF”.
Faced with the possibility of making a further transfer, the German assures that at the club “We will remain attentive to the market, we no longer have needs because we are well, but there are free chips and we will assess another incorporation if the opportunity arises.” For the Balearic leader “we have all the positions covered, we always try to have two players per position and now we have three wingers for four theoretical positions, and something else could be done there.”
To date, Atlético Baleares has added 11 players this summer: Jesús Álvaro, Álex Robles, Dioni Villalba, José Fran, Hugo Rodríguez, Carlos Delgado, Damián Petcoff, Alfonso Martín, Josep Jaume, Ignasi Vilarrasa and the recently presented Vinicius Tanque .