Dodo, nicknamed ‘the new Roberto Carlos,’ has confirmed a transfer to Roma via Twitter.
“Tomorrow I will be in Italy. I’m going to Roma,” he wrote on his Twitter account.
“It is a club that proved it believes in me, despite my difficult moment after the injury. I will work hard on the field and I’m very happy with this decision.
“A new phase of my career begins now.”
The 20 year-old had been a long-term target of Manchester United.