Corinthians was ordered by FIFA to pay US$3.45 million (R$17 million) to Argentinos Juniors, plus interest of 18% per year starting in July 2023, for debt in paying for the transfer of midfielder Fausto Vera .
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Football’s highest governing body made the decision on November 6, 2023, but only made it public this Friday. In the ruling, FIFA gave Corinthians 45 days to pay off the debt, under penalty of being prevented from registering new players.
In cases like this, the usual procedure is to appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the last instance for disputes of this type.
In a statement, Corinthians says that it “does not comment on pending processes”. O ge He sought out members of the club’s former management, chaired by Duilio Monteiro Alves, but received no response as to whether there was an appeal against the decision.
In the FIFA system there is no “transfer ban” against Corinthians.
In contact with the report gethe president of Argentinos Juniors, Cristian Malaspina, once again complained about the Brazilian club’s stance.
– Corinthians is a disgrace – attacked the manager responsible for collecting the debt for the transfer of Fausto Vera.
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Recently, Corinthians rejected a proposal of 6 million euros (R$32 million in January’s price) from Olympiacos, from Greece, for the 23-year-old Argentine midfielder.
Fausto Vera has a contract with Timão until the end of 2026. The midfielder cost the club around R$35 million, in installments.
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