The agent of Flamengo striker Adriano has poured cold water on talk of a move to Roma.

The former Inter Milan forward was linked with Roma in yesterday's morning press, but Gilmar Rinaldi told that the story was a non-starter.

Rinaldi said: "I've never heard from the leaders of Roma, but it is useless to talk.

"He wants to stay in Brazil and play for Flamengo until the World Cup. He is well here, is playing well and has been assured by Dunga that he follows him closely. After the World Cup we will see ..."