Pedro Porro is leaving for Tottenham. The English club was in Alvalade this Tuesday to negotiate how to pay the 45 million euros, the value of the termination clause of the Spaniard’s contract, demanded by Sporting. Leaving for this amount will make him the most expensive right-back to leave the Portuguese league and one of the five most expensive ever in the world.
The few minutes he played on Tuesday against Arouca, in the game that placed Sporting in the League Cup final, may even have been the last with a lion on the chest of the fierce defender, who has captivated the leonine fans in the last two and a half seasons . He arrived on loan from Manchester City in 2020-21 and helped the Lions win the Championship. He has 97 games and three trophies: a title and two League Cups.
The good performances were not enough for Pep Guardiola to rescue him for City, but they led Frederico Varandas to a considerable investment to keep him permanently in exchange for 8.5 million euros. In June 2022, Porro signed a contract until 2025 and it was at that time that the release clause of 45 million euros was defined, an amount that Sporting requires to let him go to the spurs and not to let Rúben Amorim look bad in the picture, after to reveal that the direction guarantees that the side will only leave for the value of the clause.
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