Bruno Henrique, Igor Paixão, Erison and Welington: Jorge Jesus ’list of Fenerbahçe reinforcements | Nadja’s blog

Fenerbahce’s new coach, Jorge Jesus looking at the Brazilian market to strengthen the team next season in Europe. the left-back Wellingtonfrom São Paulo, and beyond Bruno Henriquefrom Flamengo, erisonfrom Botafogo, and Igor Passionfrom Coritiba, names that aroused the coach’s interest.

Information from the Turkish websites Vole and Fanatik. The ge report confirmed the search for Brazilian athletes. Fenerbahçe spectators were on Brazilian soil last month after several games in the Libertadores, Sudamericana and Campeonato Brasileiro.

Bruno Henrique is considered a priority on Jesus ’wish list. The two teamed up with Flamengo on the team that attracted Brazil in 2019. With a contract until December 2023, the striker has a season below the previous one: he has three goals in 21 games.

In recent years, Flamengo has turned down proposals from Benfica and the Arab world for the striker. Bruno Henrique has a release clause of 35 million euros (R $ 179 million).

Gabigol, Bruno Henrique and Jorge Jesus together during Flamengo – Photo: Alexandre Vidal / Flamengo

One of the most famous idols in the history of the Turkish team and also of Coritiba, midfielder Alex was sought by Fener to provide his references about the striker. According to Fanatik, Jesus would have been attracted to Igor when he arrived in Brazil. Initially, the Turkish club was willing to invest about 1.5 million euros (R $ 7.7 million).

In an interview with geCoritiba president Juarez Moraes e Silva and vice president Glenn Stenger ordered a negotiation for the Brazilian market, vowing that the idea was to keep the player until the end of the season, but admitted to being afraid of transfer window for European football.

-It’s not part of our plan to sell anyone until the end of the year, when a strange opportunity comes up that says we’re going to take the resource, invest more and make it even stronger. Coritiba wants to be competitive. We don’t trade it for bananas, we want to value these athletes. They are only leaving for invincible proposals – said the president.

In February this year, Coritiba renewed the striker’s contract until December 2024. The good performances since Serie B last year have attracted the attention of clubs in Brazil and abroad – an English club that signed with a proposal of 8 million euros (R $ 41 million.). The quilombola -origin striker will be fined 50 million euros for European teams (R $ 260 million).

– Everyone wants to know the circumstances of Igor Paixão. In the Brazilian market, some top teams are asking. Flamengo is one of them. Light years from making a proposal, it didn’t. We are very close to Igor Paixão’s entrepreneurs so that everything is always well organized and treated. We have leading clubs in the European market and consultations are ongoing, but the costs are not approaching the level of sales – says Stenger.

Igor Paixão e Régis – São Joseense 1×1 Coritiba for Paranaense 2022 – Photo: Disclosure / Coritiba

“El Toro” is another one that caught the attention of Jorge Jesus. The preference for the Bota striker and for Igor Paixão is due to the fact that they are considered cheaper players.

At the age of 23, Erison is one of the highlights of Botafogo today. The player has a contract until the end of 2023 and the Rio de Janeiro team recently acquired another 30% of the economic rights for R $ 3.1 million.

Overall, the carioca club currently has 40% of the striker’s rights. The fine for overseas is nearly R $ 25 million.

The only player off the attacking list of reinforcements sought by Jorge Jesus, the São Paulo left-back is 21 years old and has defended the São Paulo team in 17 games this season. On a contract until 2024, he is seen as a player with high potential for evolution.

According to the Turkish press, Jorge Jesus sees Welington as an option if he cannot sign the experienced Marcelo, who has left Real Madrid.

At the end of last season, Welington were in the sights of Bayer Leverkusen, from Germany. In June this year, São Paulo granted the athlete a salary increase and renewed the contract until 2024.

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