Santos whizkid Victor Andrade admits he's attracted by the Premier League.
His contract runs out at the end of the season and he has made it clear that he will not sign a new deal. That makes him available at a bargain price of less than £2.5 million – the development fee Santos will receive.
“Quite simply, I would love to play in Europe,” Andrade told the Sunday Mirror. “My godfather Robinho has told me of the great experiences he had at Real Madrid, Manchester City and AC Milan. He told me how it made him a better player because playing in Europe means you must adapt to different styles and systems.
“I think it will be a great education for me. Everybody around the world knows about the strength of the Premier League.
“It is a very exciting prospect for me. My dream is to play for Brazil in the World Cup and I believe that moving to Europe will help me because it will help my all-round game.
“I have no problem with Santos. They have helped me a lot. But I think the time is right for me to experience a change.”