This position is expressed in a press release where the Azorian symbol authorizes the transfer of the Brazilian athlete.
Following the club’s criticism of the sale, the Santa Clara SAD considered this Tuesday that the transfer of Lincoln from Turkey to Fenerbahce was a “beneficial agreement for all parties.”
This position is expressed in a press release where the Azorian sign authorizes the transfer of the Brazilian athlete, which was already communicated by Fenerbahce on Monday.
“This is a lucrative deal for all parties involved. As it goes to the final year of our contract with the club, the athlete is moving to the Turkish Championships and leaving an undisputed legacy in the history of our organization,” Azorian lawyers said. SAD.
Santa Clara highlights that the player had a “desire” to “seize the opportunity” to go to Turkey, and that the Azorians would receive a “percentage of future sales” in addition to the amount “involved in the transfer” (without, however, giving details of the contract amount).
“Coming out as a captain of the club, and always showing exemplary professionalism, selflessness and gratitude for Santa Clara, Azores once again opened the doors of European football for Lincoln, who helped Azores hold history to his chest. In recent seasons,” the statement reads.
On Monday, Fenerbahce, who had appointed Jorge Jesus as coach earlier this month, signed a contract with Santa Clara for the appointment of Brazilian footballer Lincoln.
“Our club has signed a contract with Santa Clara for the transfer of Lincoln Henrik. The footballer will come to Istanbul and undergo a medical examination so that we can proceed with the process,” the Turkish club said on social media.
On the same day, and before the deal became official, Santa Clara, which owns 40% of SAD Azorian, revealed that it voted against the sale of Brazilian footballer Lincoln to Fenerbahce in Turkey at a SAD board meeting, which took place on Saturday.
“Club Desportivo Santa Clara voted against approving the proposal to sell sports rights to Fenerbah फुटe football club on athlete Lincoln at a meeting of the board of directors of Santa Clara Accores SAD on June 11, 2022,” read a statement posted on the Facebook social network.
According to the club, which does not have a majority stake in SAD, which is fighting in the I-League, the island’s “proposed proposal does not protect interests”.
The 23-year-old midfielder Lincoln arrived in Santa Clara early in the 2019/20 season, came from the Gremio, with three seasons remaining in the Azorians, for which he played 110 games and scored nine goals.
Throughout his career, the player has already played in Turkish football, when in 2018 he was given a loan by the Gremio to Kekur Resespor.