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Friday August 15 2014
Fernando set for Fiorentina medical?

It’s reported Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fernando will fly in for a Fiorentina medical over the weekend.

The 22-year-old Brazil international has only been in Ukraine for a year, but is eager to leave due to the unstable political situation in the country.

According to Firenzeviola.it, a deal has already been struck between the two clubs for a transfer at around €8m.

Fernando is expected to arrive in Italy over the next few days for a medical and to sign the contract.

He has eight senior caps to his name with the Seleçao.

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