Roma “can soon close up the deal” for Nilmar, said the Villarreal and Brazil striker’s agent today.
The Giallorossi had already been linked with the forward over the summer, but are pushing forward negotiations for a January swoop.
“I can only say talks are going very strong,” agent Orlando Da Hora told Super Deporte.
“I think we can soon close up the deal with Roma.”
The 27-year-old has been with Villarreal since the summer of 2009 and made his senior Brazil debut in 2003.