NEWS
Saturday August 20 2011
Napoli-Chavez details emerge

Details are starting to emerge on Napoli's €1.3m deal with San Lorenzo for Cristian Gabriel Chavez.

It has been widely reported the clubs have agreed a fee for the 24-year-old striker, who will join some time next week.

“This option has been in the works for a long time and now it has finally come to a head,” explained Chavez to the local media.

“It is more than a dream for me, as everyone wants to play in Europe. I am going to play with Ezequiel Lavezzi, my idol, so it's a dream come true.”

Now reports are emerging of the financial details, namely that Napoli will pay the full €1.3m buy-out clause.

Half of that will go to San Lorenzo and the other half to the investors who part-own his contract.

There are other clauses in the deal, as San Lorenzo will have a 6 per cent stake in the player in case of future transfers.

It's also believed Napoli will invest in San Lorenzo's holding company in exchange for first choice on their young talents.

This could also include two friendly games between the clubs, one in Naples and the other in Buenos Aires.

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