Date: 21st July 2017 at 5:00pm
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are offering €7.27million (£6.5m) for Wellington Silva, according to L’Equipe, and he will complete his move “next week”.

The French publication is reporting that will be receiving 45% of the fee that the Ligue One club have offered for the Brazilian. Earlier this week, president Pedro Abad revealed to Fox Sports that the were going to buy back the player for €4million.

If my maths is correct that means that will receive €3.27m (4 / 0.55 = 7.27  and 7.27 – 4 = 3.27) from the sale or approximately £3million.

Silva was sold back to last July after signing as a youth player from the Brazilian club in 2011. Despite his five years with the he never made a first team appearance for the club. Most of the time was spent out on at six different clubs, including Levante, Alcoyano, Ponferradina, Real Murcia, Almeria and Wanderers.

The winger’s sale included a buyback clause, which will activate to make a tidy profit on the player.