Explanation of the President Director of Persija regarding Reinaldo Recruitment
President Director of Persija Jakarta, Gede Widiade, explained the status of Reinaldo Elias da Costa who recently inaugurated as the new hire team recruitment from PSM Makassar.
Circulating news that mention that Reinaldo Elias da Costa crossed out of PSM Makassar because its appearance was not in accordance with expectations.
In fact, the Brazilian-born striker had a pretty good nicks with lesnya nine goals during the first round of League 1 season 2017.
Gede Widiade mentioned that Reinaldo resigned from PSM because of something he did not want to mention.
Although Reinaldo has a contract with PSM until the end of this season, Persija can get 33-year-old striker for free.
“Reinaldo is willing to resign from PSM, the reason why we need to talk about it, I am with CEO of PSM (Munafri Arifuddin) siblings,” said Gede at the Persija player, Halim Perdanakusuma, East Jakarta, Tuesday (8/8/2017).
“He (Munafri) is like my brother. Yesterday when there was an evaluation (in PSM), I asked, is there any striker who wants to be released,” Gede added.
Munafri then invited Gede to recruit Reinaldo da Costa after accepting the resignation of the player.
“After that, I asked if I should wear it, he replied, ‘please’. The character of Reinaldo is in accordance with what is needed,” said Gede.
“Management wants to get players who can meet the target,” said the Balinese businessman.