Corinthians confirm they have sold their stake in Alexandre Pato, setting up a move that will send the former Selecao man to Villarreal.
The Brazil club said via news release that they would not release the terms of the deal by mutual agreement between the two clubs, but reports say the Spanish Primera Division side will pay Corinthians in the area of €3 million for 60 percent of Pato's rights.
The move puts a somewhat happy end to a disastrous signing for Corinthians, who spent €15m...
Villarreal have reached an agreement with Brazilian side Corinthians for Alexandre Pato, according to reports.
The La Liga side will pay Corinthians in the area of €3 million for 60 percent of the former Selecao man's rights.
The move puts a somewhat happy end to a disastrous signing for Corinthians, who spent €15m to bring Pato from AC Milan in the winter of 2013, only to loan him out soon after to rivals Sao Paulo and then to Chelsea last winter.
Corinthians sporting director Edu Ferreira...
Villarreal have signed Andres Fernandez and Jose Angel on loan from Porto for the 2016-17 season.
Goalkeeper Fernandez, 29, spent the majority of his career playing for Osasuna, making over 100 senior appearances between 2007 and 2014, before moving to Porto after the Spanish side were relegated from LaLiga.
Jose Angel also has plenty of experience playing in La Liga, having come through the Sporting Gijon youth system and featuring for the senior team between 2009 and 2011.
The 26-year-old joined...
Villarreal have signed Senegal international Alfred N'Diaye from Real Betis in a deal reported to be worth around €7.5 million.
N'Diaye, who has signed a five-year deal at El Madrigal, will cost a further €500,000 if Villarreal qualify for the Europa League in either of the next two seasons and an extra €1m of they reach the Champions League, AS reported.