The midfielder, once tracked by Europe’s top clubs, is now set to leave Santos for a fellow Brazilian team, but it is Gremio who appear favourites.
“I met with them [DIS] this afternoon,” said Gremio executive director Paulo Pelaipe to Globo Esporte. “The situation is going very well, we are on the same lines and we have arrived at a common denominator.
“[Club president] Odone is driving this process. Grêmio are interested and the athlete’s demands are compatible and viable. We hope to reach a positive outcome.”
What is your opinion? Feel free to discuss the article under. You have to comment by using your Facebook profile. Be fair and have respect for other people and opinions!
Since Guus Hiddink arrived at the helm, Chelsea have improved considerably after a tricky start to the campaign.
Newcastle United are staring down the barrel of relegation to the Championship for the second time in the past eight years.