The leonine midfielder aroused the interest of several European clubs, but SAD Sporting is willing to do everything they can to hold him.
According to the newspaper Record, knowing that João Straw will be the target of offers, SAD Sportinguista has already outlined a strategy to insure it. The guarantee has already been given by President Frederico Varandas to coach Rúben Amorim.
The leonine leadership only admits giving up the Portuguese international upon payment of its termination clause of 60 million euros. Below that, nothing has been done, as the Alvalade club intends to keep the player for at least one more season.
The coach himself has already spoken directly to Palhinha, telling him that he is counting on him for this season, being a fundamental part of the project that lies ahead. According to the sports newspaper, the player’s response was positive.
To hold you for another season, the leonine SAD aims to renovate of the contract (which ends in June 2025), with an appropriate salary increase.
Tottenham, Wolverhampton, Everton, Atlético Madrid and Seville will be some of the European clubs interested in the 26-year-old midfielder, who played 36 games with a lion to the chest.