How did the negotiations with Zenit go?

The Corinthians yielded to Zenit-RUS percentages of a number of gamers in the operation involving the signing of Yuri Alberto, introduced on Tuesday (10). One of them is the promising Robert Renan. The transaction has drawn criticism, however the membership is not going to essentially lose the 55% it owned in the athlete.

  • In addition to Corinthians’ 55%, the 19-year-old and his brokers held 25% and Gremio Novorizontino, his earlier membership, the remaining 20%.
  • In the Yuri negotiations, Zenit may have 55% of Robert Renan’s rights, but it surely is not going to essentially be the 55% beforehand held by Corinthians.
  • That’s as a result of Novorizontino hasn’t determined whether or not to surrender its stake now or regulate the 20% in a future sale.
  • If Novorizontino needs to surrender his stake and money in now, Corinthians may have a few of Robert Renan’s rights. This is a variable and undefined worth.

Apart from Robert Renan, 4 extra Corinthians gamers are concerned in talks to maintain Youri Alberto: defensive midfielder Du Queiroz, goalkeeper Ivan and attacking midfielders Mantuan and Pedro. They are totally different instances.

What unites them is the proven fact that Corinthians ceded to Zenith numerous elements of financial and federal rights to virtually all to make up an quantity set at kind of €12.5 million (roughly R$69.5 million) regarding 50% of the financial rights of Yuri Alberto, who now has a contract till December 2027.

Behind the scenes, Corinthians consider a very good deal has been struck. There is an consciousness that it is a large gamble, not least as a result of guarantees Robert Renan and Du Queiroz are leaving the crew, however the thought is that the membership have acquired, with out spending something, a striker with particular sporting return, potential for the Brazilian nationwide crew and likewise to sells for far more in the future.

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Du Queiroz

Du Queiroz is 23 years previous and has three objectives for Corinthians’ skilled crew

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  • Corinthians had 90% of the rights to the midfielder and transferred them solely to Zenit. The reply of the Brazilian membership is that Du Queiroz goes to Russia solely in the center of the yr. Corinthians put the clause in the contract as a result of they had been afraid of shedding Maikon, which did not occur.


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Ivan has been defending Zenit in current months

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  • The goalkeeper was returned by Zenit six months earlier than the finish of the mortgage and can be loaned out to Vasco once more, studies from UOL Sport. Corinthians takes the deal with no consideration.
  • Vasco can be obliged to purchase Ivan relying on the Rio de Janeiro membership’s match targets stipulated in the contract, whether or not 50% or 90% of the financial rights, which Corinthians shares equally with Ponte Preta.
  • What is new on this case is that Zenit will obtain 10% of the worth of the sale of Ivan to Vasko, if it takes place. It was an association agreed upon and at the peak of “Operation Yuri Alberto”.


  • Mea stays at Zenit till mid-2023, with the mortgage interval already agreed. Zenit warned that it was unlikely to train the €10m (R$55m) buy possibility, however would retain its rights for a future sale.
  • It is just not but sure what the share can be, it relies on what Corinthians and Zenit suppose is lacking to “high up” the €12.5 million.


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Pedro, a Corinthians striker, is concerned in the membership’s talks with Zenit

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  • Zenit prefers to purchase younger attacking midfielder Pedro, 16 years previous. He is one in all the membership’s largest guarantees and is with Brazil’s under-20 squad for South America in the class.
  • Any supply Corinthians obtain for Pedro must be communicated to Zenit, who might or might not settle for it.

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