Wednesday December 17 2014
Pato closer to Fiorentina

Reports suggest that Fiorentina and Corinthians are moving closer to a deal for striker Alexandre Pato.

La Viola's interest in the player has been increasingly reported of late, with rumours that Josip Ilicic’s expected exit would open the way for the Brazilian’s arrival.

According to today’s edition of La Nazione, the scenario in which the ex-Milan striker should land in Florence is becoming more concrete every day, with Corinthians willing to cover part of Pato's wages.

The publication also reports that the player will be visiting Italy over the Christmas holidays.

In case of a deal, Fiorentina would be looking at signing Pato for a six-month loan period.

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