Flamengo make €4m offer for Felipe Melo - reports
Flamengo have made an official offer for Juventus' defensive midfielder Felipe Melo, according to reports in Italian press.
Tuttosport reports that Flamengo offered 4 million Euros for the midfielder, but the Italian club want around €7m.
The offer is not confirmed by Flamengo's board, but Felipe Melo is already aware of Fla's interest, according to sports newspaper Lancenet.
If Felipe Melo moves to Flamengo, he will have to reduce his wages, which are currently significantly higher than what Flamengo would be willing to pay.
Felipe Melo's identification with Flamengo is regarded as the club's best hope to sign him, but Galatasaray and other clubs are also interested in signing the midfielder
Besides the negotiations with Felipe Melo, Flamengo are close to signing Argentine right-back Adrián Martínez and are in talks with former Brazil national team manager Mano Menezes.