Leila Pereira justified the lack of reinforcements in Palmeiras: “Football is very costly”

Leila Pereira at an occasion to launch Palmeiras Pay, the membership’s digital account

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The departures of necessary gamers from palm timber and potential replacements dominated this monday sixteenth interview of Leila Pereira to journalists at a launch occasion for Palmeiras Paya digital fan account that brings monetary providers and experiences collectively.

The president stated the membership had “bought very effectively” DaniloNegotiable with Nottingham ForestThe Englishman justified the absence of reinforcements at the second and acknowledged that the membership are in “superior discussions” to exchange the midfielder’s departure. Gustavo Scarpa additionally left the reigning Brazilian champions at the finish of final yr, however left on a free.

Danilo was traded for round €20 million (round R$110 million). Palmeiras owned 80% of the financial rights of the athletes and won’t obtain a money cost from the English membership, who pays the quantity in three installments.

“Palmeiras is promoting very effectively, however I’ll purchase when wanted,” stated Leila Pereira. “I’m not irresponsible. I’ll purchase what our teaching employees decides is finest for Palmeiras”.

She has repeatedly warned that potential reinforcements will solely be employed with Abel Ferreira’s consent. The board promised the coach that he would change Danilo, a key determine in Palmeiras’ latest titles. The board believes Scarpa’s emptiness has already been crammed with the arrival of Bruno Tabata late final yr. However, the midfielder has not but taken off and is being criticized.

The coach himself had stated at the finish of final yr, earlier than and after the affirmation of the Brasileirão conquest, that the membership would solely deliver in new gamers if one of the starters was changed. And after the debut of Paulistão, he was honest in saying that the solid wanted to be strengthened.

“Palmeiras will change these components, followers can relaxation assured that the president is considering 24 hours a day make Palmeiras stronger, so these components might be changed,” assured the consultant.

The board, in keeping with Leila, talks “24 hours a day” about hiring. She careworn that followers will quickly have “excellent news” as a result of “even superior talks” are going down. I simply do not wish to create expectations,” he justified. “I’m not a president who will rent rather a lot of individuals, soccer is very costly. Nowadays acquisitions are tens of millions of euros or {dollars}, in the previous the investments weren’t so massive. We should be persistent.”

She did, nonetheless, hit again at followers asking for autographs. “I can’t spend cash on Palmeiras to serve the followers who clearly need increasingly signings. But when the invoice comes, they complain that the membership has a cash downside.”

Mateus Enrique, unveiled by Gremio at this time in Sassuolo, Italy, is the most important title on Palmeiras’ radar to exchange Danilo. Jean Lucas was one other chance, however as the Monaco sale didn’t undergo, he was dominated out. Abel Ferreira now solely has Jelson and Fabinho as the first midfielder. Gabriel Menino may step into the position.

Palmeiras Pay

In partnership with Pefisa (fintech and monetary division of the Pernambucanas group), Elo and Allianz Seguros, Palmeiras launched Palmeiras Pay, a digital account that brings collectively monetary providers, advantages and experiences for followers. This is a platform associated to the associates program for Avanti followers and the Palmeiras retailer. Membership is free, there is no administration price, and the app is accessible for obtain from the Play Store and Apple Store.

“With Palmeiras Pay, our supporters have entry to advantages that transcend the enjoying subject, corresponding to reductions on insurance coverage, live performance tickets and merchandise, amongst others. In addition, they are going to have the ability to dwell extraordinary experiences in the Palestinian universe and it’ll contribute on to his ardour, which is Palmeiras,” stated Leila Pereira.

According to Palmeiras, the account holder can have built-in membership providers, having the ability to discover Avanti advantages, buy tickets for the workforce’s matches as a principal and buy merchandise on

Those who activate the digital account will mechanically be a part of the Avanti program with the Green Plan (R$ 9.99 monthly), receiving a waiver of six month-to-month charges in the event that they select a cost technique corresponding to bank card or a month-to-month price in the event that they select debit .

The digital account presents 100% CDI returns and wage portability, cellular top-up, examine cost, PIX, free transfers to all banks in Brazil, on-line debit purchases and ATM withdrawals, in addition to negotiable providers corresponding to insurance coverage, investments and consortia.

Debit and bank cards issued in the Elo Mais or Elo Grafite fashions are accepted at nationwide and worldwide retailers. There may even be a loyalty program developed for the account, and the factors generated by utilizing the credit score may be exchanged for an improve (or membership) to the Avanti plan, particular advantages at and the buy of tickets in unique advance live performance gross sales of Elo at Allianz Parque, festivals and different occasions.

Abel Ferreira went to the occasion after coaching with Palmeiras and bought a brand new bank card. A poster boy, the coach is formally the membership’s first digital account holder.

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