Despite denials from Ronaldo and Milan directors, Flamengo vice-president Kleber Leite revealed: "We met with his attorney (Fabiano Farah), and we have seen progress .

"We have 20 days to make an official bid.

"If everything goes well, we will sign a pre-agreement with him, which will come into force from 1 July, so Ronaldo will arrive in mid-year."