Raphael Veiga is close to being Palmeiras’ top scorer of the century

The midfielder is three goals away from drawing with Dudu, leader of the list, and has been attracting interest from Saudi clubs due to his good performance

Top scorer in the last two seasons of the Palm trees, Raphael Veiga I couldn’t start 2024 any differently, other than rocking the net. The midfielder scored the equalizer against Novorizontino1-1, last Sunday, 21st, for alviverde’s debut in the Paulista championship. Now, with 83 goals for Verdão, the player wants to become the club’s top scorer of the century, trying to surpass Dudu, leader of the ranking, but recovering from knee surgery. Furthermore, the number 23 has been suffering a lot of harassment from the market, especially the Saudi market.

In recent days, Raphael Veiga’s manager informed Verdão that the Al Ettifaqfrom the Saudi Arabia, is willing to make an offer to take the 28-year-old point guard away from the club. The board, however, responded that it has no interest in selling the midfielder, the main player in the team. Abel Ferreira and holding a needy role in the squad.

Over the last two years, Palmeiras has been moving to have more security in relation to the midfielder on the market. At the end of 2022, he renewed his contract until the beginning of 2027, and last year he purchased another 20% of the athlete’s economic rights, reaching 85%, after negotiations with the Coritiba per Kuscevic.

An important part of Palmeiras’ countless achievements during the years under the Portuguese’s command, Raphael Veiga is second only to Dudu on the list of the club’s top scorers of the century, and the number 7 is only expected to return at the end of the first half of the year. In other words, shirt 23 has the Campeonato Paulista, the Brazilian Super Cupbeyond the beginnings of Brazilian championship, Conmebol Libertadores It is Brazil’s Cup to score the three goals he needs to pass his teammate.

Source: sportbuzz

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