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Grêmio meets Douglas Costa and is about to announce the striker’s signature |  Syndicate

Grêmio meets Douglas Costa and is about to announce the striker’s signature | Syndicate

Grêmio is close to announcing the signing of striker Douglas Costa. A meeting on Wednesday morning at the attacker’s home, in the Porto Alegre metropolitan area, will discuss details of the settlement.

The information was published by GaúchaZH and confirmed Give. The club’s CEO, Carlos Amodeo, Vice President of Football, Marcos Hermann, the striker’s representative, Jorge Machado, and the player himself will participate in the meeting.

Negotiating for a loan from Juventus to Grêmio, with the player remaining tied to the Italian club. Tricolor He would bear about a third of the wages Douglas earned in EuropeRespect the club’s budget limit.

Sources close to Douglas Costa’s team said that the agreement between Gremio and the player has been closed since last week, and that a meeting Wednesday to discuss some of the contract’s details, such as participating in marketing the club and selling shirts.

Douglas Costa will arrive on loan from Juventus – Photo: Alberto Lingria / Reuters

last week , Football Vice President Marcus Hermann calmed down negotiations with Douglas Costa Because of the high values ​​involved. According to the director, the salary the player intended was far from the number Grêmio could pay, even though it was the highest in the current squad. But this difference appears to have been bridged in the past few days.

Douglas Costa is on loan from Juventus to Bayern Munich until the end of the month, when the European season ends. The association with the Italian club continues until mid-2022, but must not remain in Italy. The international transfer window in Brazil closes on the 23rd.

Today, at the age of 30, Douglas Costa was revealed in the popular categories at Grêmio and made his professional debut for the club in 2008. In 2010, he was sold to Shakhtar Donetsk, from Ukraine, for around 6 million euros (14.9 million BRL, To time), plus a slice in the future sale.

Still in Europe, he played for Bayern (2015-2018) and Juventus (2017-2018) and returned to the German club in 2020. In 2018, Tete called him up to compete with the World Cup with Russia.

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