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Details of Iniesta’s Whopping China Deal Revealed?

Details of Andres Iniesta’s Whopping China Deal Revealed?

By David Kappel - May 04, 2018 09:01 PM @kappilinho

Andres Iniesta is believed to closing in on a move to China and the details of his reported €81 million (R1.22 billion) move have now seemingly been revealed. They include six million bottles of wine and it is claimed he would earn more than Cristiano Ronaldo.

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The 33-year-old announced his departure from the Catalan giants last week Friday, but didn’t reveal which new club he will join.

However, widespread reports suggest Iniesta will move to China and Spanish publication El Mundo believe he will accept an eye-watering offer from Chongqing Dangdai Lifan.

The Chinese side’s chairman has a 60 percent stake in Italian Serie B side Parma and owns Spanish Segunda Division side Granada.

It is claimed Lifan will offer Iniesta €81 million in wages over three years, which would mean he would earn a whopping €27 million (R408 million) per year.

The reported offer would make Iniesta the third-highest paid player in football and see him earn more than five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo, who currently pockets €21 million (R317 million) in basic salary.

In addition, the Chinese side are reportedly also prepared to cede 50 percent of Iniesta’s image rights back to him and buy six million bottles of the wine his family business produces in his home village Fuentealbilla.

Iniesta visited Chongqing last year to promote his academy and take part in some promotional events, which led to Chongqing Dangdai Lifan’s main sponsor suggesting the Spaniard would join the club when he decides to leave Barcelona.

Read: Iniesta Opens Up About Barca Exit

However, El Mundo state that Iniesta is still considering the whopping offer and will only make a decision by the end of the season.

Do you think Iniesta should accept the massive offer from China? Have your say in the comments section below.


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MR E Joined: 17 Apr 2012
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MR E May 07, 2018 05:35 AM
Wish Iniesta my Iniesta all the best
Cedric86 Joined: 07 May 2018
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Cedric86 May 07, 2018 12:55 AM
Who cares
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Knowledge Makena May 05, 2018 11:11 AM
China is never about Football,all they care about is money.
Rince Joined: 18 Mar 2018
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Rince May 05, 2018 09:30 AM
Go 4 It Boi
Sgelekeqe Joined: 30 Oct 2012
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Sgelekeqe May 05, 2018 08:35 AM
You guys are funny. Had it been an African player like Yaya, y’all would have said he’s greedy and chasing money mxm ! Fake fans
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Matayitayi May 05, 2018 08:31 AM
He has also a winery YhoOo ,The Don Amen
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Golden Boots May 05, 2018 07:50 AM
Good money, I guess that's why he's the Don!
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Boris Becker May 05, 2018 06:52 AM
Jesus Christ!
JOMMAK Joined: 25 Aug 2017
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JOMMAK May 05, 2018 12:55 AM
He has already taken the deal coweditor...and there's nothing wrong with it. He has given his best to FC Barcelona and has every right to secure a future for his family
Mtwesi Joined: 17 Aug 2016
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Mtwesi May 04, 2018 10:52 PM
This Chinese are paying a lot of rands, please Mr editor find me a good deal in China please kikikikikikiki
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clemz7 May 04, 2018 10:13 PM
Yes he must take it

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