Atletico Madrid No2 German Burgos is driving their bid for Cerro Porteno midfielder Oscar Romero.
Cerro Porteno have confirmed talks with Atletico over the young Paraguayan midfielder, who was expected to join Corinthians in the coming weeks.
Fichajes.com says Burgos is heavily involved in negotiations, speaking with his club and agents in a push to win the youngster's signature.
Burgos and Atletico coach Diego Simeone are convinced about Romero's ability and hope to bring him to Madrid in January.
Corinthians have a preliminary agreement with Cerro Porteno, but Atletico are willing to offer more money for the midfielder.
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