On Monday, December 17, Spartak announced the acquisition of left-back Fluminense, Ayrton Lucas, with whom a long-term contract was concluded. According to unofficial information, Muscovites paid about 7 million euros for the transition of a 21-year-old football player.
Not all of this amount will go to the Fluminense treasury. The club owned only half of the economic rights to Ayrton, and therefore has the right to claim only 3.5 million euros. Selling a key one for the “tricolor” in the completed Brazilian championship left-handed fullback became vital for the club. Fluminense now, like many South American clubs, is in dire need of money. Continue reading