He arrived at the start of the season to replace Luis Maximiano, and despite making only seven official matches with a lion on his chest, Joao Virginia was pleased with Sporting’s technical structure, starting with Ruben Amorim but also, with great importance, to Jorge Vital, goalkeeper coach The goal.
Lions hired on loan, valid for one season, from Everton, Joao Virginia, as A BOLA knows, has opened the doors of continuity in Sporting, albeit on different terms than those he was contracted to. While pleasing with Hulk, our newspaper has found that he is satisfied with what he found in Alvalade that despite living under Antonio Adan’s undisputed shadow, the Portugal Under-21 international goalkeeper will only continue if the terms of residence are renegotiated.
In the loan contract it is stated that Sporting’s SAD has a purchase option of €3.5 million, and for the time being, it is already recognized that this clause will not be activated at the end of the season. However, there is an opening for Everton to review the terms, ie a possible extension of the transfer. With a contract valid until 2024, the final transfer is also not excluded, but for amounts much smaller than those stipulated in the loan agreement.
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