The Argentine archer Willy Caballero, 40, signed a one-month contract with Southampton, as announced by the English club that competes in the Premier League.
The experienced footballer, who arrives free to the entity of The Saints, was hired to cover the casualties of the injured Alex McCarthy and Fraser Forster.
Southampton’s announcement of the hiring of Willy Caballero until January 5
The former goalkeeper of Manchester City, Chelsea, Elche, Málaga and Boca Juniors, Among others, he completed the relevant medical examination on Monday and this Tuesday he will be part of Ralph Hasenhuttl’s team before Saturday’s visit to Emirates Stadium to face Arsenal. Then they will play at the Crystal Palace stadium, also in London and later Southampton will host Brentford.
Caballero, a five-time international with Argentina, left Chelsea in the last transfer market. He played for the London club for four years. In Manchester City, meanwhile, he was from 2014 to 2017.
Previously, the Argentine goalkeeper born in Santa Elena, Entre Ríos, spent his career in Spain, Elche and Málaga. After being left without a team in June, the Argentine goalkeeper has trained with Wimbledon.
McCarthy’s injury against Brighton last weekend and Forster’s muscle ailment precipitated the signing of Willy Caballero until January 5, 2022.
The Southampton statement
Caballero, 40, arrives as a free agent with a contract that runs through Jan. 5, following injuries sustained by Alex McCarthy and Fraser Forster.
The former Manchester City and Chelsea goalkeeper completed a medical exam today and will now connect with his new teammates ahead of Saturday’s visit to Arsenal, which will be followed by a trip to Crystal Palace and a home match with Brentford this week. following.
Since becoming a free agent, Caballero has been training with AFC Wimbledon, and will now begin work at Staplewood Campus ahead of the holiday schedule.