Andres Rueda explained in a press conference defending the sale of Deivid Washington.
Chelsea have been outstanding this summer with their transfer business. Their deal for Deivid Washington is almost done. The wonder kid has already said goodbye to Santos fans on social media.
The final confirmation of the fee is in the final stage. SportWitness has translated the quotes from Santos club president Andres Rueda, who has spent the last few weeks defending the sale of his player.
Andres Rueda explained in a press conference defending the sale, “It’s a little more [than previously suggested], €17m in cash and €3m for bonuses, but bonuses that we can call mandatory, because they are all achievable.”
“It was already known, it was in the planning, that we would need to sell at least two players to balance the club’s accounts.”
Chelsea are banking on this whole crop of South American stars rapidly increasing in value to offset the insane spending of the last 12 months.
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