Flamengo are determined to bring in Roma defender Juan and have reportedly offered young talent Thomas Jaguaribe Bedinelli in exchange.
Veteran centre-back Juan is still hot property in Brazil at the age of 33 and, according to O’Globo, there is an appetising proposal on the table.
It’s rumoured Flamengo will hand over 19-year-old second striker Thomas on loan with option to buy for €8m.
The Giallorossi have already shown they are willing to bet on young South American players such as Erik Lamela.
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