Flamengo sign Resende star Wellington
It is common place for bigger sides to move quickly for players starring in the state championships for smaller rivals and Flamengo have moved quickly for 24-year-old right-back Wellington.
“I knew of Botafogo's interest,” Wellington told journalists. “But, the president of Resende told me on Wednesday that a deal was close with Flamengo. I understood nothing!
“It is cool. I'll play alongside idols like Ronaldinho and Vagner Love. I will be at Flamengo and fulfil a dream.”
The move will likely mean the end of Galhardo's season at Flamengo, with the young full-back now expected to make a loan-move for the second-half of the campaign.