Porto player Otavio has made a move to the Saudi Pro League via this summer’s transfer window. The negotiations with respect to the player’s move were taking place over the past few days. The player who had joined back in 2014 for the first time is all set to part ways with the club in order to join none other than the Cristiano Ronaldo lead side – Al Nassr FC. The player’s move to his new club in Saudi Arabia has been completed as per the confirmations of several sources.
Otavio joins Al Nassr on a permanent deal
Fabrizio Romano via his official revelation let everyone know that Otavio’s move to Al Nassr has almost been completed. A verbal agreement has been reached on a £60m release cause fee value. The Saudi club shall be paying the £60m package in different installments. Otavio’s transfer is going to be a record sale for Porto.
Otavio who was born in 1995 began his senior career with Internacional in 2012 at the age of 17. After 61 matches in three years at the club, the youngster made a move to Porto on loan in the 2014/15 season. He spent the following two seasons on loan at Victoria De Guimares. He started getting sufficient game time for Porto from the 2016/17 season onwards. The Portuguese has played 282 matches for the club till date scoring 31 goals in the meantime.
Al Nassr have been in fairly good form lately. The side finsihed second in the league last season. With 67 points to their name throughout the last league season, the team secured it’s position in the upcoming season’s Asian Champions league. The team’s major motto hereon will be to continue their fine run in the league and also achieve something significant in the Asian Champions league. The onus will be on the team’s new signings including young Otavio to help the side achieve its objectives in the upcoming times.