With the summer transfer window now closed, Portuguese side Sporting have released an official document showing all the money they made and spent in that period.
One of the departures was Hadi Sacko, who had already spent the 2016/17 season on loan at Leeds United, and finally saw his move become permanent.
He’s signed a contract with the Elland Road side which runs until 2020, and made only three appearances this season so far, including the midweek match against Burnley, when he scored a goal.
The report, covered by Record, makes it official that Leeds United paid €2m for the permanent move, with a further €1m to be spent in case of performance bonuses.
The contract includes an ‘anti rival’ clause, which means that the Sacko can’t be directly sold by Leeds to Benfica or Porto. And in case the Championship side make any profit with a future sale, Sporting will get 20% of it.
The activation of a buying clause is probably the reason why no money was spent on agent commissions. And although most of the sales include a preference for a buy-back, there isn’t one in this case.