Alan Varela is an Argentine professional footballer who came to prominence for his position as a midfielder for the Portuguese club FC Porto. He is a versatile player who can be deployed as either a defensive or as a central midfielder. He has a distinctive style of play as knows how to dictate the pace of the game. He has an aggressive ball-winning mentality and passing accuracy.
|Alan Gonzalo Varela
|Date of Birth:
|July 4, 2001
|Place of Birth:
|Isidro Casanova, Argentina.
Born Alan Gonzalo Varela on July 4, 2001, in Isidro Casanova, Argentina.
Varela began his football career at the youth level with Boca Juniors. He signed his first professional contract with Boca Juniors in 2020 after training with the senior team in 2019. He made his senior team debut with Boca Juniors on December 20, in a Copa de la Liga Professional game with Independiente.
He joined the Portuguese club FC Porto on a five-year deal on August 16, 2023, for a reported fee of €8 million. He made his debut for the club in a 1-1 draw against Arouca, on September 3, where he came on as a substitute for Stephen Eustaquio.
Varela represented Argentina at the under-20 level after being selected by the manager Esteben Scolari for the COTIF tournament in Spain.
Varela has won the following titles at Boca Juniors:
- Primera Division: 2022
- Copa Argentina: 2019-20
- Copa de la Liga Professional: 2020, 2022
- Supercopa Argentina: 2022
Alan Varela is active on social media. He is on Instagram @alan_varela01
Alan Varela earns his career as a footballer. He has a market value of €9 m according to stats from Transfermarkt.
Frequently asked questions
He is an Argentine professional footballer.
He was born on July 4, 2001.
He was born in Isidro Casanova, Argentina.
He play as a midfielder.
He has a height of 1.77 m