Luciano Silva arrived in January as a Christmas 'gift' al Blendio Sinfn for the second round of the Plenitude Asobal League. The Cantabrian club signed the Brazilian left-back to reinforce a weakened first line after the departure of compatriot João Guilherme Perbelini al Mudhar salute. However, after two days of playing, hasn't been able to debut yet with the Santander team due to a problem with his transfer.

Silva He played the first part of this season at Al-Hada Saud, club with which terminate your contract. APreviously, the Brazilian player belonged to SL Benfica, who loaned him to Logroo La Rioja in March 2023 until June 2024. But the Brazilian He said goodbye to the Rioja team at the end of the last campaign, breaking ties with Spanish and Portuguese clubs. this was happening be a free player, as official documents confirm.

So where is the problem? It lies in the fact thatDue to an error, Silva arrived on loan in Saudi Arabia. A major administrative problem, since both Benfica and Ciudad de Logroo no longer had any contractual relationship with the Brazilian player.. For this reason, the Sinfn doesn't know who will pay for his transfer. Not even the International Federation and the European Federation agree, passing the responsibility between one and the other.

Luciano broke with Logroo and Benfica, but the 'transfer' that came to the Saudi Federation was a loan, something that implied a return. The problem is that the player was free. Some say he has to return to Portugal and others to Saudi Arabia, but no one can tell us where to pay to resolve the problem.

Rubn Garabaya, Sinfn coach

“Luciano broke with Logroo and Benfica, but the 'transfer' that came to the Saudi Federation was a loan, something that implied a return. The problem is that the player was free, but has no return destination. They say he has to return to Portugal and others to Saudi Arabia, but no one can tell us where to pay to resolve it. Marca.comRubn Garabaya, Sinfn coach, resigned to this situation.

Meanwhile, Sinfín He is paying for a player he cannot count on, as his record is in a kind of limbo. “Benfica and Logroo have no interest in the player, only Sinfn. We have a player in the squad, but he can't play because he doesn't have a record, because he doesn't have a transfer. It belongs to them and the IHF and EHF are passing on the responsibility. We just want someone to do the necessary paperwork so they can play”, adds Garabaya, who compares what happened to the movie “La Terminal”.

We have a player in the squad, but he can't play because he doesn't have a record, because he doesn't have a transfer. The Saudi Federation says it does not belong to them and the IHF and EHF pass the buck. We just want someone to do the necessary paperwork so they can play

But this is not a feature film nor is the protagonist of this story Tom Hanks. The truth is that Luciano Silva has been unable to play for two rounds of the Asobal League with Sinfn, which competes to remain in the penultimate place in the table. “We have been waiting for a response for two weeks. All the documentation confirms this break in the employment relationship and by mutual agreement. He arrived free in Saudi Arabia, but on loan, with a return date. He must return to his club on the loan day, but the The fact is that I was free”, concludes Garabaya.



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