The 29-year-old had been expected to stay in Italy or move to Flamengo in Brazil but is now said to be close to signing for CFR Cluj, which would be his fourth permanent club in four years, says the Daily Mail.
Cluj owner Nelutu Varga told local media that he planned on signing Slavia Prague winger Nicolae Stanciu and a "top Italian striker".
"This will be a real coup for Romanian football," he stated.
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