Zarfino last minute reinforcement of the AD Alcorcón

The Uruguayan arrives free, after passing through Extremadura and Tenerife, and signs for one season.


For days they warned from AD Alcorcón. The potter set would only move if the market offered opportunities for it. And to the sample it is that they have arrived because the Alcorcón makes its ninth incorporation with the Uruguayan Gio Zarfino. The midfielder becomes the ninth addition to the Anquela project. Born in Montevideo, Zarfino just turned 30 this August and has played 88 matches in the Second Division with Extremadura and Tenerife. Of which 80 have been as a starter accumulating 10 goals and 7 assists. The truth is that in the last two summers there has already been talk of a possible interest from Alcorcón in this footballer. Zarfino is a midfielder who can play as a midfielder, interior, midfielder or even in the right-handed lane. A notable player in associative football, with great vision of the game and who always contributes to the offensive game.

It was those from Almendralejo who gave Zarfino the opportunity to play in Spanish soccer. He arrived in Extremadura in August 2017 from Danubio FC in his native country. At that time Extremadura was active in Second B and with the Blaugranas that season they played 37 games, 32 as a starter, for a total of 2,943 minutes and scoring 6 goals. He was a decisive player for promotion. Already in Second his weight in the squad did not decrease. The first campaign in the silver category he exceeded 3,000 minutes and scored four goals and the second season he scored five goals participating in 31 games.

Last season and, after the descent of Extremadura, he ended up on loan at Tenerife with whom he was never the undisputed starter. With the Canaries he played 22 games, 16 as a starter, for a total of 1,401 minutes and scored one goal and distributed four assists.

It is the ninth pottery incorporation after JA Suárez, Forniés, Gorosito, Carlos Hernández, Juan Hernández, Asier Córdoba, Al Badaoui and Raúl Asencio. To these nine incorporations, Moyano should be added, since the Cordovan was coming for the subsidiary, but he has made a hole with the first team. Gio Zarfino arrives free and signs for a season.

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