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2021

Sao Paulo FC

In


Luis Orejuela (def) Cruzeiro; Miranda (def) Jiangsu Suning, CHI; Shaylon (mid) Goiás - return from loan; Everton Filipe (mid/att) Atlético GO - return from loan; Martin Benitez (mid) Vasco; William Fernando (mid) Toluca, MEX; Emiliano Rigoni (mid/att) Zenit, RUS; Facundo Milan (att) Defensor Sporting, URU; Eder Citadin (att) Jiangsu Suning, CHI; Bruno Rodrigues (att) Ponte Preta;

Out


Denis Junior (sp)(gk) Bahia - on loan; Juanfran (r)(def) end of contract; Tchê Tchê (r)(mid) Atlético MG; Gonzalo Carneiro (sp)(att) end of contract; Jonas toró (sp)(att) Sport Recife - on loan;

Finished 4th last season, and for some time were first with large difference to competition. This season finally got silverware by winning Paulista State Championship against rivals Palmeiras. A title that Tricolores have been chasing for 16 years. Tricolor had a strong transfer market for 2021, bringing two major new signings, and a couple of others that will bring the club to bigger achievements if they are at their best. The most important move was in dugout, though, as Hernan Crespo arrived surrounded by big expectations. Veteran Miranda will bring experience and order to the back-3 Crespo will implement. Creative Martin Benitez was one of the best players in Série A last season, with the relegated Vasco. Argentinean Rigoni is back to South America were he had a tremendous couple of seasons, but is arriving from Europe where he made no impact at all. 34-years old Italian international attacker Éder is a big name signing, but his fitness condition is a big question. Dani Alves will remain the spiritual leader of the team and the reference to the group. But it's more likely that the highlights will be more often on younger midfielders like Luan, Liziero, Gabriel Sara or Igor Gomes. Luciano is expected to keep is excellent goalscoring form of last season.

Target


Just a notch less favourite than Flamengo, Palmeiras or Atlético MG, but title candidates nonetheless.

Season Review
2020

№4: Sao Paulo FC

São Paulo had a totally bipolar season, having finished just 5 points short from title, but somehow the fans are angry with the team talking about a massive failure. If in the beginning someone had told the fans they would have beeen ending like they did, they would have been over the moon. The reason for this apparently unfair treatment was that Tricolores reached a dominant position and seemed untouchable on the table, at some point. São Paulo led the table for several weeks and at around December they were holding a 7-point lead. Fernando Diniz went from highly contested to highly praised, having managed to bring a criticized squad into the top of the country. Tricolores picked only 3 defeats during the 27 matches played in 2020. However, the turning of the year brought several problems. Key players had sudden drops of form (mainly Dani Alves); the short squad started to be exposed when there was a need to rotate players; and Diniz bold but one-dimensional tactics started to be spotted by opponents. January was an horror month for Tricolores: 4 defeats, two draws and absolutely no wins. Striker Luciano was injured during most part of January, which also helps understand the decadence of former leaders. February brought no improvements, as the team continued out of winning, and eventually Diniz was sacked, and second-best player Brenner was sold, in a clear sign that the team had given up their title chances. Team will need to work on building a more solid, younger, and wider squad for next season. They will also need a better management of criticism and praising, as the team seemed very vulnerable to what commentators and social media were saying about the team.


Player of the Season: Luciano Neves

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