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Udinese strike deal for Brazilian striker Vizeu: Reports


IANS Rio de Janeiro
Flamengo have agreed to sell highly rated striker Felipe Vizeu to Italian football club Udinese, according to widespread media reports in Brazil.
The Italian club will pay $6.5 million to secure the 20-year-old on a five-year deal, the Globo newspaper said on Tuesday, reports Xinhua news agency.
The 20-year-old will fly to Italy to sign a contract this week but is only likely to join the Udinese squad in July, it added.
Vizeu, who scored four goals in eight matches for Brazil's under-20 team last year, has netted 17 times in 65 first-team appearances for Flamengo since 2016.
He will join compatriots Danilo and Samir in Udinese's first-team squad.

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First Published: Jan 31 2018 | 4:50 PM IST

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