Alan Kardec edges closer to permanent Palmeiras deal
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.