Brazilian sources claim Milan have beaten competition to snatch Goias defender Rafael Toloi for €8m.
The 20-year-old has been linked with Serie A sides for several years, including Juventus, Inter, Lazio and Roma.
According to Futnet.com, the Rossoneri have surprised everyone by swooping for Toloi in secret talks with Goias.
Toloi has an EU passport, so could be signed without taking up a place in the squad.
However, there are also reports that Toloi will not be playing at San Siro next season.
Instead he could be left at Goias for one more year, or be loaned out in Serie A.
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