Roma full-back Bruno Peres is expected to complete his transfer to Sao Paulo, on loan with option to buy, later this week.
Multiple sources, including Sky Sport Italia and Il Tempo newspaper, claim the deal is practically done.
He had been on the verge of a move to his old club Torino, but pulled out at the last minute when his family asked him for a return to Brazil.
In fact, he is still there on vacation and probably won’t return to Italy.
Sao Paolo are expected to take Peres on loan with an option to buy for a total of around €8m.
The 28-year-old has been in Italy since joining Toro in the summer of 2014, previously playing for Santos.
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