In a sure sign of the Revs' ambition, Nicol reveals they had an agreement in place with the Brazil international.
He told thedrugisfootball.com: "We actually had a deal done with a player who's in Turkey, we thought we had it done on Monday. We were waiting on the paperwork coming through from the club who told us they were going to send the appropriate stuff and then we got a call to tell us that they changed their mind . He was a center forward
That other one you are talking about (referring to the crowds mentions of Fenerbache star Alex) we actually had an agreement with as well he was still under contract and the club made him an offer he couldn't refuse "