Sao Paulo agrees to sell goalkeeper Jean to Cerro Porteno

Sao Paulo agrees to sell goalkeeper Jean to Cerro Porteno

So Paulo this Tuesday (11) agreed to sell goalkeeper Jean to Cerro Porteo (PAR), a club he played for last season on loan from Tricolor. For the deal, the Morumbi club should have received approximately US$1.1 million (R$6.2 million). The information was initially published and confirmed by ‘GE’ Lance!,

Jean was sold to Cerro Porteo by So Paulo (Photo: Publicity)

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Jean was deported from So Paulo in early 2020 after being involved in a controversy after being accused of assaulting his wife in the United States. At that time, the goalkeeper was arrested, but a day later he was released from prison. Because of this, Tricolor decided to suspend the contract of the archer.

In March of this year, Jean was loaned to Cerro Porteno, where he stood out and was the team’s absolute starter, the champion of Clausura. However, an episode in the Paraguayan Supercup final against Olympias almost spoiled the athlete’s stay in Cerro. The goalkeeper was sent off for making obscene gestures to the opposing crowd during practice. This attitude angered Coach Arce and Paraguayan board members, who almost abandoned the deal.

For So Paulo, Jean arrived with a state of promise coming from Bahia. In January 2018 Tricolor paid BRL 6 million for the player – this amount could reach BRL 10 million if he reached a certain number of matches, nothing happened – and always gave him a great promise for the future. considered as. , but he attracted more attention for controversies than for performance on the field: there were only 19 official games.

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