After a short soap opera, the Flamengo hit the sale of the João Gomes steering wheel. According to website information GEthe midfielder opted to transfer to Wolverhampton, from England, after also receiving proposals from Lyon, from France.
Flamengo will receive around R$ 93 million for the negotiation. With that, João Gomes will no longer wear the red-black shirt, something that happened for the last time in the last round of the Brazilian championshipin early November, against the Hawaii.
The steering wheel even received a superior proposal from the Lyon, from France. So much so that John Textor, owner of the French club and Botafogo, even went to Ninho do Urubu to talk to the player. However, João Gomes’ will prevailed to act in the English Championship.
João Gomes had a chance to make his farewell to Flamengo this Saturday, in the Supercopa do Brasil, against palm trees. Only, with the completion of the negotiation, the player will not travel with the Red-Black squad to prepare the trip to England.
Come on, Mengo! 🔴⚫ More images from this Thursday’s activity (26), at CT. #VamosFlamengo #CRF
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— Flamengo (@Flamengo) January 26, 2023
For Flamengo, the defensive midfielder played in 122 matches and scored four goals. Formed in the base categories of the club from Rio de Janeiro, João Gomes won six titles for the main red-black team: a Libertadores, a Campeonato Brasileiro, a Supercopa do Brasil, a Brazil’s Cup it’s two Carioca Championships.
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