Pele's heir who is about to be an international champion and wants Manchester UnitedHe is one of the best players from South America and many European teams are interested on him now.
The no. 10 jersey from Santos FC was always linked to Pele. The Brazilian legend played there during almost all of his professional career, except for the last years in which he represented New York Cosmos. Pele and Santos have always been together, and the idol still backs up the team of his life.
Many years after him, a new player appeared and when signing for the club, asked to wear the historical no. 10. His name is Yeferson Soteldo, he is a Venezuelan offensive midfielder who is about to give his team the Copa Libertadores title. The playmaker has been one of the best players of his team so far, and they will play the final game against Palmeiras this weekend.
Santos signed this very small player, who measures 1.60 meter on January 2019 for $3 million from Huachipato FC Chilean side. After 73 matches played, he scored 17 goals, gave 14 assists and is one of the favorite players from the fans. Many affirm that he has been one of the best no. 10 in the club since Pele.
Soteldo has a contract signed with the Brazilian club until December 2023, date in which he will be a free agent. With a reported value of $10 million nowadays, he could be leaving soon, as there are many top European clubs interested on him. One of the most important ones is Manchester United, that have been signing top young skilled players soon and put an eye on him.