Yeferson Soteldo was sold by Santos to Toronto FC and will play in MLS

One day after Yeferson Soteldo made known his wish to emigrate to MLS, Santos FC made official the sale of the Venezuelan to Toronto FC. The footballer’s story with ‘Peixe’, which began in January 2019 after arriving from the Chilean Huachipato, then came to an end.

“This morning, Santos Futebol Clube agreed to sell the athlete Soteldo to Toronto FC, from Canada, a team that plays the Eastern Conference of Major League Soccer (MLS)”explained the Brazilian entity through a release broadcast to your website.

On the other hand, it was known that the operation by Yeferson Soteldo It allows Santos obtain “The release of the Ban on Transfers, imposed by FIFA precisely because of the debt with Huachipato, from Chile, for the purchase of the Venezuelan striker.”

In the pronouncement of Santos it was detailed that the paulista group “It transferred its part of the sale to the Chilean team and will pay US $ 500 thousand, to settle the total amount, divided into installments as of June” So what “The entrepreneurs will not receive commission for this sale and the player has waived his payments due for the termination of the contract.”

The transaction by Yeferson Soteldo was greeted by the president of Santos, Andrés Rueda. “It was a proposal that Huachipato also accepted and, above all, that the athlete wanted. We couldn’t handle Soteldo, given this scenario. In fact, Santos bought, but never paid “he explained.

On the other hand, the manager thanked Yeferson Soteldo for the time on the team. “We have to thank Soteldo for this period at Santos, who brought us so much joy and his fighting spirit on the pitch. We certainly would like him to stay longer and make history with our jersey. We wish you luck in your new club “, he mentioned.


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