With the departure of Jadson, there is an "opening" at Corinthians: who will be the club's number 10? The jersey, already worn by legends like Rivellino, Neto and Tévez, is now unassigned: it seems that the next player to use it will be Pedrinho.
The 2020 squad numbers have not been determined yet by the coaching staff: with the club still active in the market, it still makes no sense to decide anything. Luan, the top signing of the year, is the only one that already has a definite number: he will wear the 7, same jersey he used at Grêmio.
Pedrinho can receive the number10 in a very representative moment: it is possible that the young man will finally receive opportunities to play in the middle. Fábio Carille, Corinthians' manager in 2019, preferred to use the player in the wings.
In a press conference, Tiago Nunes left the role of the player open, stating that he can play in both functions: "Pedrinho is able to play on both sides, he has the technical quality for it. I have not yet defined how he will play. It depends on how he will fit."
Corinthians will debut this year against New York City FC for the Florida Cup on Wednesday, January 15, at 8 pm GMT. Pedrinho, however, will not be in the delegation that will travel to the United States: the midfielder was called up by André Jardine for the U-23 South American Pre-Olympic tournament.