From Luz, there was no decision to increase the initial offer of 10 million euros, but in Braga twice the amount is required and with two players in between. The tug of war between the Eagles and Arsenal holders has no end in sight, but the signing of the winger by Benfica is still in the plans for the new season, in a process that will be a long one.
All variables indicate consummation of a marriage which, though, is far from a prenuptial agreement. Benfica wants to hire Ricardo Horta, and the player welcomes the move to Luz and Braga does not underestimate the value of an important financial contribution, but at this last stage the operation was halted with the increase in prices as a result.
Several developments later, Braga still wedded to the tug of war that actually made the deal more expensive, given that as found by O JOGO, the initial €20 million demand by the Portugal international now means the addition of the Eagles-linked player passes, Which brings the deal closer to €30m than the player’s termination clause. This is the current request from Antonio Salvador, President of Braga, who is awaiting contact at the highest level from his Benfica counterpart, Rui Costa.
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