There is optimism for a definition of the transfer until the end of this week. Recently praised by Vanderlei Luxemburgo, he is an option for the starting lineup and arouses the interest of the Turkish club for more than a month – a first loan on loan was rejected by palmeirenses.
Related to the trip to Paraguay, where Verdão faces Guaraní this Wednesday, the defender will be on the bench in the game valid for the fourth round of the group stage of the Libertadores.
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Vitor Hugo during Palmeiras training in Paraguay – Photo: Cesar Greco / Ag. Palmeiras
In addition to Vitor Hugo, Verdão also has Felipe Melo, Gustavo Gómez, Luan and Emerson Santos for the position, in addition to the young Henri, who is recovering from a knee injury, and Renan, who also acts as a left back.
Champion of the 2015 Copa do Brasil and the 2016 Brasileirão, Vitor Hugo was negotiated with Fiorentina in 2017 for 8 million euros. Last year, he returned to Verdão for about 5.5 million euros.
This season, he took the field nine times and won Paulistão. In total, the 29-year-old defender has 160 games and 13 goals with the shirt of Verdão.