Chapecoense make first cost-free loan signings since air disaster
After Chapecoense lost 19 players in the fatal air disaster which killed 71 people, Brazilian Serie A clubs made an agreement with Chapecoense to send players on loan without any fees.
Chapecoense have since completed the loan signings of three players without any fees.
The side from Chapeco have signed midfielder Dodo from Atletico Mineiro, goalkeeper Elias from Juventude and Douglas Grolli from Cruzeiro.
Atletico Mineiro tweeted the following message, confirming the loan of Dudo, which reads: "Midfielder Dodo has been loaned to Chapecoense, without cost, for a year".
O meia Dodô foi emprestado à Chapecoense, sem custo, por um ano. #Galo— Atlético (@atletico) December 21, 2016