His appearance in 2012 was exciting, he left the Millionaire in 2015 and failed to deliver everything he promised. Today, his possible return to Núñez is at the center of the scene and here we review his career since he left La Banda.
Every time they ask Matthias Kranevitter for a possible return to River, the central steering wheel always assures: “I would love to return at some point”. Today, according to the rumors that are already circulating in the corridors of Núñez, his return is closer than usual since Marcelo Gallardo and the player himself always kept the door open. Here, we review his career since he left La Banda. The crack that could not perform in Europe.
Kranevitter emerged from the youth divisions of River, made its debut with the help of Ramon Diaz at the end of 2012in a match against Lanús for the Initial Tournament, and acquired greater prominence with Marcelo Gallardo, with whom He stood out by concretizing great performances and being the footballer with the most correct passes in the 2015 Copa Libertadores (489 of a total of 528)
He left Núñez with six titles: two premises (the Final Tournament and Championship Cup 2014) and four international (Sudamericana 2014; Recopa, Libertadores and Suruga Bank 2015).
Kranevitter, the crack that could not perform in Europe: what happened to his post-River career?
Atlético Madrid, the first experience in the Old Continent for Kranevitter
He signed for Diego Simeone’s team in exchange for 8 million euros for 100% of the player’s rights (although in the face of a possible sale in the future, River would receive 40% if it exceeds 16.7 million euros). With the rojiblanco team, the midfielder He made his debut in 2016 in the first leg of the Copa del Rey round of 16 against Rayo Vallecano. Kranevitter played the entire match which ended in a one-one draw.
His arrival at Colchonero positioned him with a promising future based on his great performances in South American football. He was appointed as the replacement for Javier Mascherano in the Argentine National Team, but the story in the Spanish capital did not turn out as expected.
In the Madrid team he only saw minutes in eleven official games, five starters, with 567 minutes and a secondary role in the Argentine coach’s scheme. There he did not score any goals and could not provide any assistance and He had to be loaned to Sevilla to win filming and show his value in football on the old continent.
In search of continuity, Kranevitter goes to Sevilla
For the 2016-17 season he was loaned to Sevilla. The footballer needed minutes to complete his adaptation to the rhythm of the Spanish championship and then return to Atlético, but in the Andalusian city, under the orders of his compatriot Jorge Sampaoli did not achieve either the long-awaited consolidation or the leading role he was looking for.
In total, Kranevitter played 32 matches between all competitions in his loan year with the Andalusian team, 21 as a starter, before returning to Atlético, from which he left permanently that European summer, transferred to Zenit, where he finished moving away from the Argentine National Team.
Zenit, one of lime and one of sand for Kranevitter
After having a little more continuity in the Sevillian team, the Russian team acquired the services of the Argentine player. The team was commanded by the Italian Robert Mancini. In the first season in the St. Petersburg team he started, he played 33 games (21 in the league and 12 in the Europa League), finishing in fifth place in the Russian league.
However, he later lost the position to his compatriot Leandro Paredes, who now plays for PSG and was later relegated by the Colombian, former Boca, Wilmar Barrios, disputing 27 games (18 at the local level and 7 at the international level), in which he would become champion of the Russian league.
On January 24, 2020, the Saint Petersburg team announced that they had reached an agreement with the player to leave the club and he would end up going to the Monterey stripes.
Rayados de Monterrey, the last step of Kranevitter before returning to River?
Kranevitter arrives at the Mexican club for 2.60 million euros. He played his first match against Santos Laguna in the first leg of the Copa MX. He too played the second leg of the match, but only for 62 minutes, as he was shown a straight red for a heavy tackle. In the Aztec club, the central midfielder converted his first goal as a professional.
In the Mexican entity, Matías He has played 83 games, with one goal scored and one assist given. Also, here he managed to raise the MX Cup in the 2019-20 season and the CONCACAF Champions League in 2021.
Matías Kranevitter, again on River’s radar: how many chances does he have to return and how would he leave Monterrey
What is said in the world River is that they could repatriate Kranevitter, close to turning 29, from Monterey in June. However, the problem is that the midfielder He has a contract in Mexico until January 2023 and if he returns he should terminate the remaining six months.
the tucuman I would be willing to make an economic effort, but it is necessary to see if the exit is facilitated. All this is thinking about the future of Enzo Pérez, who could play his last Copa Libertadores and perhaps next year a replacement would be needed for that position, since Bruno Zuculini has other characteristics.
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