Alfa Romeo is not so sure about signing Guanyu Zhou

The Chinese driver's sponsors want a long-term contract with the Sauber-run team.

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It seemed that the landing of the Chinese Guanyu-Zhou in the team Alfa Romeo de F1 It was a fact, but now some drawbacks were known that suggest that his future within the team run by Clean it is not entirely safe.

The Swiss weekly View published a report this week that casts doubt on the deal. The main drawback between the team and the eastern corridor is through the Contract extension.

Guanyu-Zhou"The Chinese want a three-year contract for their driver and the Alfa Romeo boss is not particularly enthusiastic about that."explained the journalist Roger benoit from the Swiss environment.

According to Benoit, Zhou tries to seduce Alfa Romeo with 21 million euros, seven for each season. Nevertheless, Frederic Vasseur, responsible for the team, is not convinced of such an extensive alliance.

With finnish Valtteri Bottas With a very long-term agreement, the team-manager believes that it is best to have a second driver with a more flexible agreement. The reason? His great desire to bring the Maximum to Théo Pourchaire, a 17-year-old Frenchman who belongs to the team's young talents program.

With the negotiations with Zhou at a standstill, the Australian's chances would be increased. Oscar piastri, which like Chinese belongs to the Alpine Academy.

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