Euro Football Rumours

Fiorentina in advanced negotiations with Palmeiras centre-back

Palmeiras centre-back Vitor Hugo has emerged as a surprise target for Fiorentina ahead of the summer transfer window.

According to the football transfer rumours in Italian Media (Football Italia), Fiorentina are in advanced negotiations with Palmeiras centre-back Vitor Hugo.

The Brazil international has joined Palmeiras from América Mineiro in 2015. The 26-year-old has a valid contract with Palmeiras until June 2020.

Since his arrival from América Mineiro, Vitor Hugo has scored eight goals and provided one assist in 66 games for Palmeiras.

The 26-year-old is considered to be one of the best centre-backs in Brazil.


Paulo Sousa has always been a manager who keeps his eyes on the most talented players across the globe.

The Brazil international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of defensive player Paulo Sousa wants to target in the summer transfer window.

Vitor Hugo is a player who has impressed many European clubs in the last few seasons, and it is understood that Fiorentina manager would prefer playing him as a centre-back.

Euro Football Rumours understood that Palmeiras have already confirmed that the Brazil international is on his way to Fiorentina for a fee in the region of 8 million euros. According to the football rumours in Italian Media the medical should be next week.

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