a Corinthians Today it announced its agreement to sell attacking midfielder Gabriel Pereira to New York City from the United States, a club affiliated with Citigroup.
discount UOL EsporteThe deal was signed for US$5.5 million (28.2 million Brazilian reais at the current price) and will be paid in cash. Parque São Jorge is still guaranteeing 20% of the surplus value in a future sale of the attacking midfielder.
With the sale, Corinthians provide 70% of the sums involved in the negotiations, approximately 19.7 million Brazilian riyals, and will close its second major deal this season after Ederson’s departure to Salernitana, in Italy – the club sold the player for approximately 6.5 million reais. Euro (39 million Brazilian Real) and accounted for 70% of this amount.
Formed into the club’s youth categories, Gabriel Pereira was incorporated into the main squad in 2020 under Tiago Nunes. After ups and downs, the attacking midfielder proved himself in the squad last season with coach Sylvinho. He even played a leading role in some Brasileirao matches last season and sparked interest from clubs in England, Spain and Portugal. For Timão, he played 47 matches and scored two goals.
In recent days, as negotiations with the City Group progressed, the GP did not even participate in tactical training led by coach Vítor Pereira, although he was carrying out the usual schedule with the rest of the team.
See the Corinthian statement:
Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, Thursday (17), concluded negotiations for midfielder Gabriel Pereira with New York City Football Club from the United States.
The player was integrated into the main Timão team in 2020, played in 47 matches and scored two goals.
Corinthians thank Gabriel Pereira for handing over the white cloak and wish him success in his career streak.
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