Are you really coming? Corinthians talks to Balotelli’s representatives

Are you really coming? Corinthians talks to Balotelli’s representatives

So far, two meetings have been held to align details between the manager, the player’s representatives and the athlete himself.

The board of directors of Corinthians began talks with representatives of the attacker Mario Balloteli to make the signing of the Italian viable in this transfer window, which opened today (10).

The 33-year-old athlete was offered to the club through Claudinei Alvesdirector of the club’s youth team, who has played a crucial role in the negotiations. This Wednesday, the president of Corinthians, Augusto Melohad another meeting with Balotelli and his agents, aiming at a possible agreement.

For about 15 days, president Augusto Melo has been in talks with Balotelli’s agents. So far, two meetings have been held to align details between the director, the player’s representatives and the athlete himself, who is available on the market after leaving the Adana Demirsporfrom the Türkiye.

The progress of the negotiations will depend on two main factors: Balotelli’s financial demands and the approval of the new Corinthians coach, Ramon Diazwho recently took charge of the team until the end of 2025. Information about the striker’s salary request was forwarded to the club’s finance department for analysis.

Corinthians’ interest in Balotelli was initially reported by UOL. Among the points discussed for the possible agreement are the bonuses that the Italian player would receive when signing with the São Paulo club.

Resources and sponsorships

Corinthians is looking for ways to make Balotelli’s signing financially viable, including attracting new sponsors, especially for the master space, which has been vacant since the departure of VaideBet.

Internally, there is optimism about the possibility of completing the deal, especially considering the striker’s good physical shape, praised in recent meetings.

Other hires

In addition to negotiations with Balotelli, Corinthians has already secured the signing of the goalkeeper Hugo Souzawho already trains at CT Joaquim Grava.

The club is also close to closing a deal with the midfielder Alex Santanaex-Athletico-PRand is in advanced talks to bring in midfielder Charles and defender André Ramalho.

Source: sportbuzz

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