“Cristiano Mendes offered me, I told him to leave me 250 millions”
Napoli president confirmed the rumors were coming from the Italian press before the transfer of the Portuguese confirmed Juventus. Jorge Mendes, Portuguese media agent, Cristiano offered first team Aurelio De Laurentiis.
“He told me: ¿Cristiano ficharías?. I was surprised and I wanted to say yes. Accounts did and operation cost between 300 Y 400 millions”, He told club president San Paolo in 'Radio Kiss Kiss Napoli'. “I told Mendes that had to sign him to let me 250 million to finance the operation” He continued the president.
“Mendes is a very fast man, like leapfrogging and realized that we had no time to negotiate. Sign Cristiano would have caused a unique effect, it now because at Juventus”, De Laurentiis she sentenced.