Lima, March 12, 2022Updated on 03/12/2022 04:21 pm
This Saturday, Universitario confirmed the hiring of Rodrigo Vilca, who arrives on loan from Newcastle in England. The young Peruvian player is looking for continuity and will have the opportunity to show the best soccer version of himself in the ranks of Ate’s club, which precisely needs a man with his characteristics on offense.
After learning of the agreement between the two institutions, from the ‘Magpies’ they did not hesitate to express their best wishes for the talented midfielder, who is celebrating his birthday this Saturday, March 12. The English painting dedicated the following lines to him:
“Peruvian midfielder Rodrigo Vilca joined Universitario de Deportes in his native country on loan for the remainder of the year.
The 23-year-old, who joined the ‘Magpies’ from Deportivo Municipal on a four-year contract in October 2020, spent the first half of the 2021/22 campaign on loan at League One side Doncaster Rovers.
The Lima-born playmaker, who celebrates his birthday today, made 13 competitive starts for Donny, scoring two goals and registering three assists, before returning to Tyneside in January.
He returned to Peru on loan until January 2023, linking up with the Liga 1 team, which finished third in the Peruvian top flight last season.”.
Universitario announced the arrival of Rodrigo Vilca
Universitario de Deportes presented Rodrigo Vilca as the club’s new reinforcement for the 2022 season. The announcement was made through the cream club’s official social networks. The player who arrives from Newcastle will seek to win the Opening Tournament of League 1.
“Determined to succeed in the most champion club! We welcome Rodrigo Vilca, who joins the ‘U’ from Newcastle United. The midfielder will seek to contribute his talent to bring joy to the cream fans. And come on, Rodrigo!”, was the welcome message from the meringues towards their new attacker.
After passing the medical exams with Universitario, Rodrigo Vilca has already added his first training session with his new team, leaving pleasant impressions on Álvaro Gutiérrez’s technical command, who welcomed his incorporation into the squad he directs this year.