Alan Kardec edges closer to permanent Palmeiras dealKardec has played for Brazil at under 20 level
Reports in the Brazilian media are suggesting that striker Alan Kardec has agreed in principal to move to Palmeiras on a permanent deal after his loan spell at the club from Benfica.
Kardec has been a revelation for the newly-promoted giants and his future has been the pressing issue at the club- even more so after topping the Paulista state championship scoring charts.
Lance are suggesting that the fee Palmeiras will pay to Portuguese team Benfica will be around the €4 million mark and that the transfer will happen by the end of May.
Kardec has been mooted as a 'bolter' to Luiz Felipe Scolari's World Cup squad as he has impressed so much at Palmeiras, but it is thought that any call up would be dependant on injuries to other contenders.