Financier CFR Cluj Nelu Varga said that the last word in the case of the transfer of Brazilian João Alves de Assis Silva, abbreviated Jo, 35 years old, is his.

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Shortly after president Christy Balay announced that Jo’s transfer had fallen through, financier Nelu Varga stepped in and sent a direct message: he wields all the power at the club.

“Let’s not rush and rush to say that Jo’s transfer failed, because I decide and I have the last word. I’m the one who has to convince myself of some of the things I cry. And I will tell you now what the truth is with this player. I don’t want to take a share anymore like I did with Baptista. You know very well what happened to him, and you know how much I paid to someone who almost came to Cluj on vacation,” Varga said.

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