The high-profile Elkerson transfer event was finally settled. On the evening of July 8th, Beijing time, Elkerson left Shanghai and arrived in Guangzhou by chance, officially announcing the end of SIPG’s career. Renewed the lead with the former club Guangzhou Evergrande team.
Sun Xiang, now deputy general manager of SIPG and also a former Guangzhou Evergrande player, went to the airport to see off on behalf of SIPG. Many SIPG fans also spontaneously waited in the lobby to bid farewell to Elkerson. Ai Shen couldn't help but shed tears when he saw everything he was familiar with. Finally Elkerson left and embarked on a flight to Guangzhou.
Since Elkerson joined SIPG in January 2016, it has been three and a half years, which is six months longer than before with Guangzhou Evergrande. Now, Elkerson is leaving SIPG again to reconnect with his former team, Guangzhou Evergrande.
During his time at SIPG, Elkerson scored 51 goals and 26 assists. He was one of the contributors to SIPG's first championship in the Super League.
At Guangzhou Baiyun Airport, there are already hundreds of Hengda fans waiting at the airport for Elkerson's arrival. Unfortunately, until all the passengers on this flight walked out, they still didn't see Elkerson. The figure. Later, the relevant personnel informed the fans that Elkeson had left the VIP channel.
It turned out that the staff of Evergrande Club had left the airport with Ai Shen from the VIP channel. In this way, Hundreds of fans waiting on the scene threw away.
Hengda explained to team reporter Li Yi on Weibo. She said that after all, there is no official announcement yet, so Evergrande chose to act in a low-key manner. Elkerson went to VIP Channel. Don’t be too sad for the fans who haven’t received the plane. The Evergrande Club will have official announcements and meetings in the past two days. Elke will thank everyone for your support.
It is reported that, Evergrande will arrange a physical examination for Elkerson tomorrow, and the club will officially announce the news of Ai Shen joining after all the procedures are completed.