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  • BRAZIL: Transfer Of Rights Renegotiation With Petrobras Are Still Underway The Brazilian federal government will probably have to pay Petrobras as part of re-negotiations of a transfer of rights contract, and the payment will likely be made in oil, Minister of Mines and Energy Fernando Coelho Filho said on Tuesday. "The expectation is that the Union pays Petrobras," he said. "This payment can be made in oil. Petrobras did not disagree, but we did not reach the next level." He said that the renegotiation of the transfer of rights contract with Petrobras should be concluded later this year. After that, the government should send to Congress a bill to allow other companies to explore the remaining oil areas currently restricted to Petrobras by the transfer of rights. The transfer of rights is a system that has given Petrobras the right to explore and produce up to 5 billion barrels of oil and gas in the pre-salt layer in exchange for a company reimbursement to the federal govern..

    BRAZIL: Transfer Of Rights Renegotiation With Petrobras Are Still Underway

    BRAZIL: Transfer Of Rights Renegotiation With Petrobras Are Still Underway The Brazilian federal government will probably have to pay Petrobras as part of re-negotiations of a transfer of rights contract, and the payment will likely be made in oil, Minister of Mines and Energy Fernando Coelho Filho said on Tuesday. "The expectation is that the Union pays Petrobras," he said. "This payment can be made in oil. Petrobras did not disagree, but we did not reach the next level." He said that the renegotiation of the transfer of rights contract with Petrobras should be concluded later this year. After that, the government should send to Congress a bill to allow other companies to explore the remaining oil areas currently restricted to Petrobras by the transfer of rights. The transfer of rights is a system that has given Petrobras the right to explore and produce up to 5 billion barrels of oil and gas in the pre-salt layer in exchange for a company reimbursement to the federal govern..
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  • Diafra Sakho will be handed the chance to resurrect his West Ham career - and maybe ride to Slaven Bilic's rescue. Amid the chaos and fall-out of West Ham's deadline-day dealings came the saga of Sakho, who flew himself to French club Rennes and underwent a medical.Upon finding out West Ham had not agreed to sell him, the Senegal striker travelled back to England for showdown talks with the Hammers hierarchy - but only after a trip to Chelmsford racecourse where his agent's horse won the 3.20.Having failed to get the move he wanted, Sakho is now back in training and in contention for Monday night's visit of Huddersfield, a crucial match for Bilic whose future as boss will be in serious jeopardy if West Ham suffer a fourth straight defeat.Beleaguered Bilic, who has also had to deal with West Ham's dispute with Sporting Lisbon over their unsuccessful bid to sign William Carvalho, not to mention a public disagreement with his own chairman David Sulllivan, admi..

    Bilic challenges Sakho to earn new deal or transfer

    Diafra Sakho will be handed the chance to resurrect his West Ham career - and maybe ride to Slaven Bilic's rescue. Amid the chaos and fall-out of West Ham's deadline-day dealings came the saga of Sakho, who flew himself to French club Rennes and underwent a medical.Upon finding out West Ham had not agreed to sell him, the Senegal striker travelled back to England for showdown talks with the Hammers hierarchy - but only after a trip to Chelmsford racecourse where his agent's horse won the 3.20.Having failed to get the move he wanted, Sakho is now back in training and in contention for Monday night's visit of Huddersfield, a crucial match for Bilic whose future as boss will be in serious jeopardy if West Ham suffer a fourth straight defeat.Beleaguered Bilic, who has also had to deal with West Ham's dispute with Sporting Lisbon over their unsuccessful bid to sign William Carvalho, not to mention a public disagreement with his own chairman David Sulllivan, admi..
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  • Arsenal will lose transfer negotiator Dick Law at the end of the month as he has decided to step down from his role at the club. Press Association Sport understands the matter has been handled amicably and will allow Law to return home to the United States for family reasons.Law is a close ally of Gunners boss Arsene Wenger and has been working in the transfers department at Arsenal for the past eight years.The club appointed Huss Fahmy, formerly of cycling outfit Team Sky, in June to work alongside Law - chiefly on player contracts.It is understood that a decision has yet to be taken on whether Fahmy will now fulfil the role in Law's absence or if the club will look to recruit a direct replacement.While Wenger has come in for criticism following a transfer window that left many Arsenal fans disappointed, even though they broke their transfer record to recruit Alexandre Lacazette, Law has also faced condemnation.Arsenal's only other new addition alongside France striker..

    Dick Law to step down as Arsenal transfer negotiator

    Arsenal will lose transfer negotiator Dick Law at the end of the month as he has decided to step down from his role at the club. Press Association Sport understands the matter has been handled amicably and will allow Law to return home to the United States for family reasons.Law is a close ally of Gunners boss Arsene Wenger and has been working in the transfers department at Arsenal for the past eight years.The club appointed Huss Fahmy, formerly of cycling outfit Team Sky, in June to work alongside Law - chiefly on player contracts.It is understood that a decision has yet to be taken on whether Fahmy will now fulfil the role in Law's absence or if the club will look to recruit a direct replacement.While Wenger has come in for criticism following a transfer window that left many Arsenal fans disappointed, even though they broke their transfer record to recruit Alexandre Lacazette, Law has also faced condemnation.Arsenal's only other new addition alongside France striker..
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  • Antonio Conte described the stories that have emerged about the breakdown of Ross Barkley's transfer as 'ridiculous' but would not offer any more details on Chelsea's failure to sign the Everton midfielder.Speaking for the first time since the end of a transfer window which saw Chelsea miss out on a number of targets, Conte said the club had done their best to sign the right players but added he would not know if his squad is deep enough until the end of the season.The champions appeared poised to sign Barkley on deadline day but the move broke down, with conflicting reports as to why the England player opted to back out of the deal.Asked what had happened, Conte said: "First of all, I want to tell you that I don't like to speak about players of other teams, it shows a lack of respect."About this issue, I think it's ridiculous what I read so I stop. It's ridiculous."But when asked to explain what had happened, Conte would not say any more.Conte ..

    Conte slams ‘ridiculous’ Barkley talk but gives no reason for transfer breakdown

    Antonio Conte described the stories that have emerged about the breakdown of Ross Barkley's transfer as 'ridiculous' but would not offer any more details on Chelsea's failure to sign the Everton midfielder.Speaking for the first time since the end of a transfer window which saw Chelsea miss out on a number of targets, Conte said the club had done their best to sign the right players but added he would not know if his squad is deep enough until the end of the season.The champions appeared poised to sign Barkley on deadline day but the move broke down, with conflicting reports as to why the England player opted to back out of the deal.Asked what had happened, Conte said: "First of all, I want to tell you that I don't like to speak about players of other teams, it shows a lack of respect."About this issue, I think it's ridiculous what I read so I stop. It's ridiculous."But when asked to explain what had happened, Conte would not say any more.Conte ..
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  • Premier League clubs agreed to close the summer transfer window on the day before the start of the 2018-19 season in a tense meeting on Thursday. Needing a two-thirds majority, or 14 clubs, to shut the window early, the idea's backers just got the votes they needed, with Crystal Palace, Manchester City, Manchester United, Swansea and Watford opposed, while Burnley abstained. This means clubs will not be allowed to register any new players after 5pm on Thursday, August 9, 2018, although they will be able to sell players to clubs in leagues where the window is still open, as is currently the case. The decision followed weeks of debate about the uncertainty caused to managers and players by three weeks of transfer activity and speculation at the start of a new campaign. There is also the potential threat to the league's competitive integrity caused by cases such as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain playing for Arsenal against Liverpool and then joining the Anfield club five days l..

    Premier League clubs agree to shut transfer window before season starts

    Premier League clubs agreed to close the summer transfer window on the day before the start of the 2018-19 season in a tense meeting on Thursday. Needing a two-thirds majority, or 14 clubs, to shut the window early, the idea's backers just got the votes they needed, with Crystal Palace, Manchester City, Manchester United, Swansea and Watford opposed, while Burnley abstained. This means clubs will not be allowed to register any new players after 5pm on Thursday, August 9, 2018, although they will be able to sell players to clubs in leagues where the window is still open, as is currently the case. The decision followed weeks of debate about the uncertainty caused to managers and players by three weeks of transfer activity and speculation at the start of a new campaign. There is also the potential threat to the league's competitive integrity caused by cases such as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain playing for Arsenal against Liverpool and then joining the Anfield club five days l..
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  • Arsene Wenger has again called for the transfer window to be closed before the season starts to avoid players being "tapped up" on the day of a game.The Arsenal boss lost midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Liverpool just before the summer window closed just three days after turning out for the Gunners in a 4-0 defeat at Anfield.There was also huge uncertainty over the future of Alexis Sanchez until the window closed as a move to Manchester City hung in the balance, though there is no suggestion that any rules were breached regarding either him or Oxlade-Chamberlain.A meeting of Premier League clubs on Thursday is set to include discussions on whether to close the summer transfer window ahead of a new campaign - something which has been widely backed by top-flight managers in recent weeks.Wenger cleared out some of his squad players in the closing days of the transfer window as the likes of Joel Campbell, Lucas Perez and Kieran Gibbs were also moved on.But the Frenchman said it ..

    Wenger backs early closure of transfer window

    Arsene Wenger has again called for the transfer window to be closed before the season starts to avoid players being "tapped up" on the day of a game.The Arsenal boss lost midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Liverpool just before the summer window closed just three days after turning out for the Gunners in a 4-0 defeat at Anfield.There was also huge uncertainty over the future of Alexis Sanchez until the window closed as a move to Manchester City hung in the balance, though there is no suggestion that any rules were breached regarding either him or Oxlade-Chamberlain.A meeting of Premier League clubs on Thursday is set to include discussions on whether to close the summer transfer window ahead of a new campaign - something which has been widely backed by top-flight managers in recent weeks.Wenger cleared out some of his squad players in the closing days of the transfer window as the likes of Joel Campbell, Lucas Perez and Kieran Gibbs were also moved on.But the Frenchman said it ..
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  • Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United are around £100million better off for wrapping up moves for Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic before Neymar's world-record move to Paris St Germain changed the landscape forever.There was a fair bit of hand-wringing from Premier League rivals when United agreed to bring Paul Pogba back from Juventus in the most expensive transfer of all-time.Just a year on, the deal worth up to 110million euros (£93.25million) pales into insignificance compared to the 222million euros (£200.6million) forked out by free-spending PSG to secure Barcelona's Brazilian star Neymar.Senior figures at United had long spoken about their expectation of the summer transfer market being crazy and Mourinho praised executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward for making key additions before it fully took grip."I think we were very clever," Mourinho told The Times. "We thought that something could happen that could change the market forever."Normally the last part of the ma..

    Mourinho hails transfer market saving on Lukaku and Matic deals

    Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United are around £100million better off for wrapping up moves for Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic before Neymar's world-record move to Paris St Germain changed the landscape forever.There was a fair bit of hand-wringing from Premier League rivals when United agreed to bring Paul Pogba back from Juventus in the most expensive transfer of all-time.Just a year on, the deal worth up to 110million euros (£93.25million) pales into insignificance compared to the 222million euros (£200.6million) forked out by free-spending PSG to secure Barcelona's Brazilian star Neymar.Senior figures at United had long spoken about their expectation of the summer transfer market being crazy and Mourinho praised executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward for making key additions before it fully took grip."I think we were very clever," Mourinho told The Times. "We thought that something could happen that could change the market forever."Normally the last part of the ma..
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  • Long-standing football agent Mel Stein has predicted the transfer market will "plummet to Earth" within the next 10 years. The transfer window closed on Thursday, with Premier League clubs spending an unprecedented £1.4billion during a summer in which Paris St Germain smashed the world record by paying £198million for Barcelona's Brazil star Neymar.Stein, who represented Paul Gascoigne, Chris Waddle and Alan Shearer, is now president of the Association of Football Agents and believes spiralling fees are set for a crash."It is galloping away and it is like the house market - when it reached its peak it crashed and this market will crash inevitably," Stein told Radio 5 Live's Sportsweek programme."It is unsustainable if you think about it. If you look at the number of players who were jobbed out in this window who clubs had paid £20million for and were pleased to get rid of them for £3million, £4million, £5million, having rarely played them, you can't keep that g..

    Paul Gascoigne’s former agent Mel Stein forecasts transfer market crash

    Long-standing football agent Mel Stein has predicted the transfer market will "plummet to Earth" within the next 10 years. The transfer window closed on Thursday, with Premier League clubs spending an unprecedented £1.4billion during a summer in which Paris St Germain smashed the world record by paying £198million for Barcelona's Brazil star Neymar.Stein, who represented Paul Gascoigne, Chris Waddle and Alan Shearer, is now president of the Association of Football Agents and believes spiralling fees are set for a crash."It is galloping away and it is like the house market - when it reached its peak it crashed and this market will crash inevitably," Stein told Radio 5 Live's Sportsweek programme."It is unsustainable if you think about it. If you look at the number of players who were jobbed out in this window who clubs had paid £20million for and were pleased to get rid of them for £3million, £4million, £5million, having rarely played them, you can't keep that g..
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  • Eric Dier acknowledges footballers are not always well equipped to cope with the fame and fortune that comes their way, but believes the majority set a good example.After a summer which has seen transfer fees and wages soar to stratospheric new levels, players are feeling the trickle-down effects of the ever-growing broadcast deals, particularly in English football.Many are earning more in a week than their contemporaries, not to mention their parents, could hope to take home in a year. But Dier believes that factor, combined with the demands of a public profile, makes for a testing combination."It isn't easy, people don't realise how difficult it is for us to handle as a situation," said the England midfielder."At the end of the day we're all the same, we're normal human beings with a gift we've been given, so it's very difficult to handle all of those situations that happen in football with money and fame etc."It's not Ousmane Dembele's fa..

    Don’t blame players for crazy transfer fees, says Eric Dier

    Eric Dier acknowledges footballers are not always well equipped to cope with the fame and fortune that comes their way, but believes the majority set a good example.After a summer which has seen transfer fees and wages soar to stratospheric new levels, players are feeling the trickle-down effects of the ever-growing broadcast deals, particularly in English football.Many are earning more in a week than their contemporaries, not to mention their parents, could hope to take home in a year. But Dier believes that factor, combined with the demands of a public profile, makes for a testing combination."It isn't easy, people don't realise how difficult it is for us to handle as a situation," said the England midfielder."At the end of the day we're all the same, we're normal human beings with a gift we've been given, so it's very difficult to handle all of those situations that happen in football with money and fame etc."It's not Ousmane Dembele's fa..
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  • Ryan Giggs has laughed off former Manchester United team-mate Roy Keane's claim that he would be worth £2billion in today's exorbitant transfer market.Keane has called modern-day transfer prices "mind-boggling" and said "average players" were being sold for between £30-40million.The Republic of Ireland assistant manager then went on to say his former United colleagues Ruud van Nistelrooy and David Beckham would have been "probably worth a billion", while putting Giggs' market value in his prime at double that."He's always spoken a lot of sense has Roy," Giggs said at the 2017 FAW McDonald's Community Awards ahead of the Wales-Austria World Cup qualifier in Cardiff. "I don't know about two billion, but I think Roy's point was that now you're seeing average players go for massive sums. "You look back at some of the players we played with - what would they be worth now? Ruud was an unbelievable goalscorer and guaranteed goals every season."I..

    Ryan Giggs cool on Roy Keane valuation but says transfer market is

    Ryan Giggs has laughed off former Manchester United team-mate Roy Keane's claim that he would be worth £2billion in today's exorbitant transfer market.Keane has called modern-day transfer prices "mind-boggling" and said "average players" were being sold for between £30-40million.The Republic of Ireland assistant manager then went on to say his former United colleagues Ruud van Nistelrooy and David Beckham would have been "probably worth a billion", while putting Giggs' market value in his prime at double that."He's always spoken a lot of sense has Roy," Giggs said at the 2017 FAW McDonald's Community Awards ahead of the Wales-Austria World Cup qualifier in Cardiff. "I don't know about two billion, but I think Roy's point was that now you're seeing average players go for massive sums. "You look back at some of the players we played with - what would they be worth now? Ruud was an unbelievable goalscorer and guaranteed goals every season."I..
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