Cuban Osniel Melgarejo landed in Milan

A Cuban hammer for Milan. The Allianz Powervolley formalizes the signing of Osniel Melgarejo: an athlete born in 1997 with a Cuban nationality of 197 cm, he will occupy an important place on the roster that will be made available to coach Piazza for the next two seasons.

The talented 24-year-old Caribbean (25 years old next December 18) arrives in Italy for the first time in his volleyball career and brings with him an important baggage: after his first international experiences in Argentina, which followed his successes with Cuban youth teams , Melgarejo is confirmed as a player in great growth as demonstrated in the last two years spent in Ligue A with Silvano Prandi’s Chaumont VB 52, which have consecrated him as one of the best spikers in the French league.

The club of president Lucio Fusaro, always very attentive to emerging talents who tread the international taraflex, has shown great interest in this extraordinary athlete by putting him under contract well in advance of the competitors, thus ensuring a player with high potential and above all in function of the objectives. that will accompany the Milanese club, namely the desire to place itself among the big names in the Super League championship.

The engagement of the Caribbean offensive terminal therefore proves to be an addition of absolute value, offering coach Piazza a wide range of possibilities in place 4; and it is precisely the Milanese coach who introduced the new signing from Milan: “This year we have achieved one of the goals we set ourselves, which is to strengthen the 4-seater department with a player who can truly enter almost any match. It is my third year with Milan and this year, in my opinion, there has been a change of direction in this sense. – continues coach Piazza – We have patiently chosen this Cuban boy, who played in the French championship, for which there was competition from several teams but we were still able to convey our enthusiasm to him and we are happy because it could be a pleasant one. surprise. The boy has a lot of will and has expressed the desire to come to Milan in all possible ways so we welcome him with open arms “.