The agent of Brazilian goalkeeper Rafael has claimed that a move to Napoli is close to being completed.
The 23-year-old Santos shot-stopper had been heavily linked with a move to Roma this summer, but the player's representative has insisted that the Partenopei are in advanced talks with the youngster.
“We heard from [Roma sporting director] Walter Sabatini every day last week,” Paulo Affonso told forzaroma.info.
“But then the calls stopped on Monday.
“The negotiation with Napoli is not yet completed, but we are at a good point.
“They are talking with Santos, and when that develops they will come to us.
“The reality is though, at the moment, Rafael is a Santos player.”
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