Monday’s edition of O Jogo reports Andre Carrillo is on his way to Al Hilal for big money.
It’s claimed the Peruvian international will earn €4m per year ‘clean’ (so after tax), and that could have ‘hardly’ been matched by Everton in England.
Jorge Jesus, former Sporting and Benfica manager, is said to have spoken to Carrillo personally and convinced him his future would be best served at Al Hilal, at least for a few years before returning to European football.
Claims on Sunday had said the move would be a loan, but O Jogo suggest Al Hilal will end up paying €20m for the player.
Everton interested has been pushed almost daily, but if the deal was going to cost big wages and a €20m transfer fee then it wouldn’t look attractive for the Goodison Park club anyway.
Carrillo moved to Benfica on a free transfer and failed to impress before joining Marco Silva at Watford, and again failing to impress.
He’s had a better World Cup but the figures simply don’t look fitting.