Goalkeeper Santos Vanderlei has called speculation that he will change Belmiro's club to rival Sao Paulo's next season.
– Pure speculation. I have nothing to talk about. Nothing came to me. Our total concentration is on Santos to try to finish the championship in the best possible way – Vanderlei said after the 1-0 defeat for Chapecoense in Pacaembu by Brasileirão.
The presidents of São Paulo, Carlos Augusto Barros and Silva, and Santos, José Carlos Peres, spoke of a transfer from Vanderlei to Morumbi at the end of October.
The Sao Paulo team sees Vanderlei, at the age of 34, as a player who would team up to make a constant exchange of goalkeepers since Rogério Ceni's retirement in 2015.
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Vanderlei said he focused on Santos and lost interest in São Paulo – photo: Marcos Ribolli
Santos, on the other hand, would not hinder the exit of the goalkeeper if the financial proposal thanked the council.
The goalkeeper is an Santista idol and team owner when he arrives at Villa Belmiro in 2015. São Paulo understood that Vanderlei's employment was impossible for these reasons, but he received a positive signal from Santos.
Transfer conversations should be resumed at the end of the Brazilian year.
Vanderlei says he is confident in a place in Libertadores and expresses his observations on the alleged interest of São Paulo