Corinthians slap £18.5m price tag on Arsenal and Tottenham target Alexandre Pato

first_img Corinthians striker Alexandre Pato 1 Arsenal and Tottenham have been told they will have to cough up £18.5million if they want to sign  Brazil forward Alexandre Pato in January.The Corinthians striker, who previously spent six years with AC Milan, has been linked with a return to European football after impressing in his homeland.The 26-year-old scored 21 goals in 42 appearances for Corinthians last season and caught the eye of visiting scouts.But now any side looking to sign Pato has been told to splash out £18.5m by the Brazilian club’s deputy director of football Eduardo Ferreira.“At the moment there are only enquiries,” Ferreira told Globo Esporte.“But if a club comes in with an offer of €25m (£18.5m), we will let him go, otherwise he will return [in January].”last_img read more