Santos working on deal for full-back Eron
Santos are believed to be in the process of opening negotiations for Atlético Goianiense full-back Eron, one of the most impressive performers in the relegation threatened side.
Eron, 20, is owned by Atlético Mineiro but has spent the season on-loan in Goiania and has been identified as a replacement for veteran Léo at the Vila Belmiro.
Although Lance report that a deal is already being discussed with his Minas Gerais owners, Santos vice-president Odílio Rodrigues was unwilling to confirm talks over a deal:
"Eron was a name that we identified in our planning and he is a good player," he told the newspaper.
"However, I cannot confirm or deny that there have been negotiations. Our policy is to work in silence."
Léo is set to renew his contract in the coming weeks but, at 37 years old, is not expected to be able to participate on a weekly basis in the coming season.