Thursday January 26 2012
Marquinho at Roma today

Marquinho has reportedly arrived in Rome in the early hours of Thursday to complete a loan move from Fluminense to Roma.

The Giallorossi were reported to have agreed a deal with the Brazilian club for their left-sided midfielder almost two weeks ago.

It is now understood that the agreement in place will see the player move to the Olimpico on an initial six-month loan, with an agreed option inserted for the capital club to sign him permanently in the summer.

According to news agency ANSA, the 6ft footballer, who has played 94 times for Fluminense since 2009, flew into Rome on Thursday morning to finalise personal terms and undergo medical examinations ahead of completing the deal.