Official: Martins is at Olympiakos


To Olympic and officially o Gelson Martins. The acquisition of the 28-year-old winger from Monaco was announced by Piraeus, without disclosing the duration of the collaboration between the two sides.

However, according to the report, it will be long-lasting 2.5 years oldwhile the Monegasques will put in their coffers 3 million euros and at the same time they will keep a 10% resale percentage.

Martins is the second addition of the “red and whites” in the winter transfer window, after that of Navarro.

The announcement

PAE Olympiacos announces the acquisition of Zelson Martins. The 28-year-old winger was born on May 11, 1995 in Praia, Cape Verde. At a young age he found himself in Portugal where he joined the infrastructure departments of Benfica and then Sporting, with whom he made his debut in 2015 at the age of 19. With the club from Lisbon he made 140 appearances, scored 27 goals and distributed 30 assists.

In the summer of 2018 he was acquired by Atlético Madrid and in January 2019 he was loaned to Monaco. Six months later, the French club proceeded to buy him from the Spanish club, for whom he had made 12 appearances, scoring one goal. With Monaco, to which he belonged until recently, he played in 129 games, scoring 16 goals and providing 14 assists.

Martins is 21 times international with the Portuguese national team, even participating in the 2018 World Cup and the 2017 Confederations Cup. He has also represented Portugal’s junior national teams (U18, U19, U20, U21), while in collective level has played in 14 Champions League games and 18 in the Europa League.

Welcome to Olympiakos, Zelson.

Source: Sport Fm

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