Told The News: 'I've had loads of emails and people calling me Scrooge because they think we're haggling over money. They don't know the half of it.
'The money being demanded is way in excess of £30,000 a week. It is a very, very expensive set of terms.
'It's not Andres' fault. He is angry with the situation. It's the people surrounding him making outrageous demands. They need to know we will not be pushed on this.'
Sounds to me like agency fees! The wages of the player are only believed to be 30k plus appearance fees, however his agent and representatives are demanding a high sum of money.
Portsmouth have rejected Benfica’s appeal to speak to the player and D’Alessandro is still determined to come to Portsmouth.