The central defender rejected the club’s offer of one more year of contract and wants his salary to exceed two million euros.
After departures from Ferran Torres, Daniel Parejo and Francis Coquelin, Valencia he is still working on the list of casualties he will have for next season. However, one of the players that the club wants to retain is Gabriel Paulista , which he considers vital for Javi Gracia’s new project.
However, according to Marca ‘, the Brazilian defender has rejected the first renewal offer with one more year and the same salary. But, then, what does Gabriel want to stay in the Che painting?
The center-back aspires to a substantial economic improvement in his salary and is asking for an amount close to 2.5 million euros net per year to continue at Mestalla. A salary that would place him as one of the best paid of the squad, after the departures of Parejo and Coquelin.
But that amount is very high for a club that is trying to appease the burdens and not spend much after a difficult year in the economic part.
Paulista ends his contract in June 2022 and wants to continue in Valencia, but the team is clear that, if he does not renew, he could end up being transferred if a good offer arrives. Among other things, because the club considers that the priority is to reduce the cost of the staff. The message is clear: If Paulista renews, fine. If you don’t, it will come out. There is no one essential.
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