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28 minutes ago, The Real Marc said:

If Gutierrez was close to signing for Valour, can he really be holding out hope for a call up from Chile?

I never said he was holding out for Chile.  I just know he is a dual national that played for Chilean U20 program and yet to commit to a senior program.

If he was to join his brother at Valour, I would almost certainly expect him to commit to Canada.  However, at that point, it would also need to be seen if he is still of that quality to play for Canada.  But making the 18 for Colo Colo to joining an expansion league in Canada would be a significant drop for him.  But I would be all for it.

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Guttierrez “liked” Cordova’s post match celebration picture on Instagram. I can’t imagine he’s still holding out for Chile but it’s always possible he just doesn’t want to commit to international football yet.

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21 minutes ago, Floortom said:

Guttierrez “liked” Cordova’s post match celebration picture on Instagram. I can’t imagine he’s still holding out for Chile but it’s always possible he just doesn’t want to commit to international football yet.

Maybe its an omen 😂.  Eustaquio "liked" CMNT post when Tabla committed to the program.  Then a year later, he joined the program himself.

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3 hours ago, Corazon said:

Maybe its an omen 😂.  Eustaquio "liked" CMNT post when Tabla committed to the program.  Then a year later, he joined the program himself.

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I've read rumours that Gutierrez is a bit of a problem attitude wise.  I'd like him to commit and start with the U23 team first (obviously) - we just started a 22 year old at LB who didn't look too bad.  

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2 hours ago, CanadaFan123 said:

I've read rumours that Gutierrez is a bit of a problem attitude wise.  I'd like him to commit and start with the U23 team first (obviously) - we just started a 22 year old at LB who didn't look too bad.  

He did have a few issues.

1) He isn't a teenager anymore.

2) The dude has a kid now (like 1 years old); being a father tends to calm a lot of guys down.

It might also explain his reluctance to move to CPL.

It's tough to move to Winnipeg with a baby only a few months old when the family is all in Chile. Even if he is riding the pine down there, Colo Colo is a big club and I'm sure they could compete with CPL on wages.

As an identical twin, there is also the psychological aspect of "finding your own path" as opposed to following his brother to Winnipeg.

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4 minutes ago, Olympique_de_Marseille said:

As an identical twin, there is also the psychological aspect of "finding your own path" as opposed to following his brother to Winnipeg.

Very true, noticed that they hadn’t played together at the club level since their youth days.  Then on the other hand you have the Sedin twins who mirrored their careers.  😂

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