A BOLA – Faith in the future of Ugarte (Sporting)

Manuel Ugarte scored his first goal for Sporting on Tuesday, opening the scoring 2-1 to Famalicão, precisely the club he left for the lions for €6.5 million. The Minho guaranteed the right to receive 50 percent of future sales, but the greens and whites took precautions to make that percentage drop to just 20 percent. And they will activate this mechanism, voluntarily, at any time they deem it opportune or obligatorily, through goals achieved in an average of 20 years.

Ugarte arrived at Famalicão last January, from Fénix, from Uruguay, and in exchange for a large investment for the Minho club: €3 million. But after seven months, the comeback happened, with Sporting paying the aforementioned €6.5M in an important bet with an alternative view to João Palhinha, undisputed in the midfield of Rúben Amorim, Portuguese international very coveted in the market after the excellent season he signed in 2020/2021.

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