Beşiktaş announce the signing of Adriano Correia

Updated: July 29, 2016

Beşiktaş have officially announced the signing of FC Barcelona left-back Adriano Correia on a 3 year deal for a fee of 600.000 euros.

Adriano will earn 2,35 million euros in his first season and 1,85 million in the subsequent two seasons. In addition he will receive a 4.000 euro bonus per point the team earns in official competitions.

Beşiktaş will pay Barcelona a transfer fee of 600.000 euros, if Beşiktaş qualify for the Champions League as long as Adriano is under contract with the club they will pay an additional 1.7 million euros bringing the total transfer fee up to 2,3 million euros at maximum.

Official statement from FC Barcelona:

FC Barcelona and Besiktas JK have come to an agreement for the transfer of Adriano Correia for the amount of €600,000 euros, plus up to €1.7m euros more if Besiktas were to qualify for the UEFA Champions League while Adriano’s contract is still in force. The Club wishes Adriano the best of luck with his new team.

Official statement from Beşiktaş JK:

Adriano Correia Transferinin Detayları

Beşiktaş Futbol Yatırımları Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.’den Kamuyu Aydınlatma Platformu’na gönderilen açıklama şöyle:

Adriano Correia ile anlaşmaya varılmıştır,

Buna göre oyuncuya;

2016-2017 sezonu garanti ücreti 2.350.000 Avro
2017-2018 sezonu garanti ücreti 1.850.000 Avro
2018-2019 sezonu garanti ücreti 1.850.000 Avro ödenecektir.

Ayrıca oyuncuya görev aldığı müsabakalarda puan başı 4.000 Avro ödenecektir.

FC Barcelona’ya transfer bedeli olarak 600.000 Avro ödenecektir.

17 goals in 189 matches

Last season, Adriano extended his deal with Barça until 30 June 2017 but will now join Turkish side Besiktas after six seasons with the club. He joined Barça in 2010/11 from Sevilla after being a key component of the Andalusian outfit. The Brazilian, in his time with Barça, formed part of many successes, scoring 17 goals in 189 matches and winning 16 titles.

The versatile full-back is capable of playing on both flanks, both on defence and on the wings. In his six successful years, he scored nine times in La Liga, five in the Copa del Rey, two in the FIFA Club World Cup and once in the UEFA Champions League. His last goal came in the 6–1 win over Roma last season in the group stage of the Champions League.

Adriano won a whopping 16 titles with the Club: four La Liga titles, three Copas del Rey, two Champions Leagues, three Spanish Super Cups, two UEFA Super Cups, and two Club World Cups.


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