In the US, they say that the transfer from Atlanta United to Al Nassr would have been made at 18 million dollars.
Atlanta United formalized the transfer of Gonzalo Pity Martínez to Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia. Although the precise number was not communicated by the entity, all press reports agree that the Arabs will pay close to $ 18 million, the second highest figure in MLS history. The leader continues to be that of Miguel Almirón, the Paraguayan who was transferred, by the same club, to the Newcastle England at 26 million.
He Pity arrived at Atlanta in 2019, after the historic final against Boca at the Santiago Bernabéu, transferred by River in 10 million dollars clean (remember: the player by Status gets 15%). In addition, Núñez’s club imposed a clause whereby he received an additional $ 1,500,000 when the player played his tenth game.
And now, due to the right to training (up to 23 years of age) and solidarity mechanism (five percent of the total sales to be distributed among the training clubs), the Núñez club is entitled to a small portion of the cake.
Martínez joined River at the start of 2015, when he was 21 1/2 years old. By this mechanism (0.5 percent of the operation every twelve months of the player’s stay between the ages of 16 and 23), the club would receive 0.75% (a year and a half of time elapsed until the 23rd birthday) of the 18 million from Al Nassr. Translated clean: 135 thousand dollars.
And Hurricane? The calculation, for the same legal situation, is 3.75 percent of the total amount. That is to say: 675 thousand dollars. At Globe, the Pity was from the 14 years.
“We want to thank Pity for their contributions to our club over the past two years, ”said Atlanta United Vice President and Coach, Carlos Bocanegra, after announcing its sale.
He Pity won the Concacaf Champions Cup with Atlanta, the first MLS club to win that tournament. During his time at the Georgia club, Martínez added 54 games, 11 goals and 16 assists in official competitions.
At Al Nassr, Gonzalo will be led by the Portuguese Rui Vitoria and he will have Brazilian teammates at the wheel Giuliano, former Gremio, Inter, Zenit and Fenerbahce, and the Nigerian winger Ahmed Musa |, ex Leicester.