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Thursday January 3 2013
Official: Pato joins Corinthians

Alexandre Pato has officially completed his transfer from Milan to Corinthians for €15m, pending a medical.

The striker had made it clear he wanted a return to Brazil this month and negotiations were finalised with Vice-President Adriano Galliani this evening.

At 21.00 GMT Corinthians announced the deal was complete and released a picture of Pato wearing their team jersey.

“Over the next few days Pato will undergo medical tests and sign the four-year contract. Corinthians have bought 100 per cent of the economic rights of Pato for €15m.”

The statement also confirmed in future sales, Corinthians are to gain 60 per cent of the rights and Pato would get 40 per cent.

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