Mr. Zorío’s complaint was filed last January. In the complaint, Mr. Zorio pointed out the mistakes of the old team related to the sale of goalkeeper Neto to Barca in the summer of 2019 for 26 million plus 9 million euros in connection with the acquisition of goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen from the club. Catalonia for 35 million. According to Mr. Zorio, this act of exchanging goalkeepers is intended to “distort the balance in terms of the values of both players”, and this violates the law.
Based on the complaint provided by Zorío, the Public Prosecutor’s Office has initiated “investigative procedures aimed at taking a variety of actions necessary to determine the culpability of the alleged facts”.
In addition to asking for an investigation into the wrongful transfer, the complaint of the former Valencia PCT also asks for an expanded investigation into player purchase decisions under owner Peter Lim. According to Mr. Zorio, during his time as Valencia’s largest shareholder, the Singaporean boss made “unclear” decisions about Meriton Holdings, the company the businessman used to control Valencia.
Accordingly, Mr. Zorio frankly accused the former team and Mr. Peter Lim that they had made many mistakes related to accounting, management, corruption between individuals and against the public treasury. In addition to Lim, Mr. Zorio also targeted current president Layhoon Chan, former president Amadeo Salvo and famous super-agent Jorge Mendes.