Sassuolo benched defender Marlon against Cagliari today, reportedly because he is in talks for a €15m move to Fulham.
The 25-year-old centre-back is a product of the youth academies at Fluminense and Barcelona.
He joined the Neroverdi in 2018 for €6m, with Barca retaining a buy-back option and 50 per cent of his future sale fee.
According to Sky Sport Italia, Marlon is only on the bench for today’s Serie A opener against Cagliari because he is in negotiations for the move to Fulham.
It’s not the first time that Marlon has been linked with the Cottagers or Premier League clubs.
The offer is believed to be worth in the region of €15m.
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