The first meeting of the new Santos Management Committee took place this Wednesday night (30th), in Vila Belmiro. The meeting started around 7 pm and lasted about an hour, preceding the meeting with members of Deliberative Council committees, uniformed fans and pre-candidates for the presidency of Peixe in the next quarter, in order to open the club’s accounts, revealing an accumulation of debts of R $ 320 million in the short, medium and long term.
Paulo Alves Correia Júnior and Raphael Vita Costa were unable to attend. Therefore, the conversation included, in addition to the acting president, Orlando Rollo, with managers Alexandre Santos e Silva, Caio França, Eduardo Filetti, Luiz Fernando de Oliveira and Mário Badures.
The meeting started with the presentation of Santos’ new organizational chart, readjusted on Tuesday (29) by Rollo, with the help of the new sports superintendent, Felipe Ximenes, and also Luiz Eduardo Silveira, who will help management in legal and administrative matters .
The possibility of mass layoffs to put the new club into practice has been banned, but the possibility of future dismissals, which will happen in relation to performance evaluations, has not been ruled out. However, an efficiency study will be required in all areas of the club so that the number of layoffs is greater than the number of hires, to prevent a management shock. For his part, the “new president” affirmed the desire to bring former players to work in the grassroots categories.
Santos points to a debt of R $ 79 million with the Federal Revenue and Social Security. Since the third quarter of 2019, the club has not paid income and social security taxes that are collected from athletes and other employees. There are R $ 33 million in IR debts and R $ 46 million in social security.
The situation was viewed with great concern, as it constitutes misappropriation, which can be very harmful to the fish. However, the priority for the allocation of funds will be to end the debts with Hamburg (ALE), Huachipato (CHI) and Atlético Nacional (COL), which amount to R $ 52 million, needing to be paid until October 13 to avoid new ones. sanctions at FIFA.
Alvinegro is already under penalty in the maximum entity of football, due to the pending with the German club, for the hiring of defender Cléber Reis, in the beginning of 2017, still under the management chaired by ex-president Modesto Roma Júnior, and may suffer punishments even more severe, with the possibility of even losing points on October 13th, if you don’t get what you owe.