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Alexandre Pato Dealt To Villarreal From Corinthians

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Villarreal agree a deal with Corinthians for Alexandre Pato

Villarreal, Spain – Villarreal have reached an agreement with Brazilian side Corinthians for Alexandre Pato, Corinthians have confirmed.

The La Liga side will pay Corinthians in the area of 3 million euros for 60 percent of the former Selecao man’s rights.

Pato had reportedly refused an offer from Lazio earlier this summer, angering his parent club who were seeking to recoup any money from their hefty initial investment.

Pato played 62 games for Corinthians, scoring 17 times, while appearing in 101 matches and collecting 38 goals in two years at Sao Paulo.

Pato moved to the Premier League at the end of January but a lack of match fitness restricted him to making just two first-team appearances.