Marcos Angeleri heading towards Sunderland exit

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Sunderland defender Angeleri’s agent has revealed that his client is heading towards an exit from the English Premier League and a return to Argentina in the summer transfer window.
Angeleri joined the Black Cats in the summer of 2010 on a 1.5 million pounds deal after having impressed then manager Steve Bruce with his performance for Estudiantes. The defender had played a big role in helping his former side claim the Copa Libertadores,
which made him a prime target for Premier League sides.
However, upon having joined Sunderland, Angeleri has yet to start a Premier League game. The Argentina international was sidelined with a cruciate knee ligament injury while still at Estudiantes, which was aggravated when joined Sunderland.
Having failed to recover from the above mentioned injury during his first season at the club, Angeleri underwent surgery in 2011 and was once again unable to feature for the Black Cats last season. The player currently has two years remaining on his existing
contract, but it seems highly unlikely he will remain.
The Argentine defender’s agent Miguel Pires confirmed he was eyeing a move back to Argentina for his client. He revealed he was scheduled to hold meetings with Independiente officials regarding a possible move for Angeleri, which could finalize over the
Pires said while speaking to reporters:
“Next week I am going to have a meeting with the officials of Independiente for resolving the situation of
He wants to return to Argentina, and even more to a team like”
Angeleri went on to make his first appearance for Estudiantes in 2002 and in his entire career with the club made a total of 184 appearances in the League. He also managed to score two goals in his time at the club from 2002 to 2010.
It was in 2008 that the wingback was called up to the He has up until now made four appearances for country, having been ruled out for the last few years due to unfortunate injuries.
His achievements include the Argentine Primera Division in 2006 and the Copa Libertadores in 2009.



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