Rafael Leitao


Player had an unimpressive passage, but filed a lawsuit for image rights debt

Photo: Daniel Augusto Jr - Corinthians Agency
Photo: Daniel Augusto Jr – Corinthians Agency

In addition to focusing energies on preparing for the 2022 season, the Corinthians You also need to manage your finances. The management of Duílio Monteiro Alves managed to stop part of the problem, however, the issue still worries the runners of Parque São Jorge. However, this Thursday (13), another financial commitment came to light that should encumber the Alvinegro safe.

According to Globoesporte.com, Corinthians signed an agreement with striker Jonathas, which includes the payment of a debt of R$ 2 million, referring to image rights. The striker played for Timão in 2018 and had sued the club. However, the sealed deal cancels the lawsuit filed in court in 2020.

The debt with Jonathas was recognized and, more precisely, amounts to R$ 2,147,072.44. The consensus between the parties determines that Corinthians pay such debt in 12 monthly installments, in the amount of R$ 178,922.70. To pay off the debt, the Justice pointed out that part of the amount that Alvinegro would receive from Globo for the rights to broadcast the games.

The attachment of the value was precisely the basis that extinguished the process in Justice. If the club does not keep its word in the agreement, Jonathas will need to open an enforcement incident. The striker’s brief spell at Parque São Jorre was unimpressive, with only nine performances and one goal scored. The unsatisfactory performance caused Timão to return him to Hannover, from Germany six months before the loan expired.

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