Rencontre entre San Lorenzo et Nick de Santis. Est-ce le début du #PiattiWatch ?https://t.co/jmnWBL4TAd#IMFC @KanFootClub pic.twitter.com/IUSslObgtq— Nilton Jorge (@NiltonJorge) December 20, 2016
The Argentinean club, San Lorenzo, is in full preparation for the 2017 Copa Libertadores. Initial reports have been pointing to the fact that Ignacio Piatti would be leaving the Montreal Impact for San Lorenzo sooner than later.
#SanLorenzo sueña con #Piatti. En los próximos días, la CD se reunirá con el director deportivo del Montreal Impact https://t.co/lBWR29Ljzv— Diario Olé (@DiarioOle) December 20, 2016
Nick de Santis has travelled to Argentina for recruitment, and will be meeting with San Lorenzo, Piatti's former club. According to Olé, this may be a sign that Piatti will be returning to his homeland as soon as January 2017.
À la radio en Argentine.— Nilton Jorge (@NiltonJorge) November 8, 2016
Piatti: "Retourner à SL est un rêve. J'ai encore un an de contrat mais on sait jamais."#IMFC @KanFootClub https://t.co/mmATFGQwlc
After the Impact playoff victory over the Red Bulls, Ignacio Piatti gave an interview with an Argentine radio station to talk about his spectacular season in MLS and what the future may hold for him.
For his part, Ignacio Piatti has been clear that he wants to remain in Montreal.
"A mitad de año Boca se contactó con Nacho #Piatti, en ese momento era IMPOSIBLE. No la veo tan fácil" Costa @ClossAM590 pic.twitter.com/FJEfs3fhBN— La12tuittera ⑫ (@La12tuittera) December 13, 2016
Last week, a report came out that another Argentinian club, Boca Juniors, tried to make an offer for Piatti mid-season, and the Impact told them it was impossible.
I don’'t personally expect him to leave, but if the Impact do sell Nacho, expect him to go at a very, very high price.