Norwich City allowed Portuguese striker Nelson Oliveira to leave the club on a free transfer this week.
The club confirmed on Saturday that Oliveira had joined Greek giants AEK Athens on a permanent deal, with no mention of a fee involved.
Twitter: We can confirm Nelson Oliveira has left Norwich City and joined Greek side AEK Athens on a permanent basis. #ncfc https://t.co/cQyokfBiLd (@NorwichCityFC)
EDP journalist Paddy Davitt has now cleared up the situation, claiming that Norwich have not received a fee for Oliveira – despite him having had a year left on his deal at Carrow Road.
Twitter: @Fishingbaz @pinkun @RobinNCST @AlongComeNodge @Gary_Gowers Understand no fee involved. Had 12 months left on his e… https://t.co/TvcfdKooV1 (@paddyjdavitt)
Oliveira joined Norwich from Benfica in 2016 and was signed by Scottish boss Alex Neil.
He scored 15 goals in his first season, before netting eight in the 2017/18 campaign. The forward was then excluded from Norwich’s first-team squad as Daniel Farke led the club to the Championship title.