Luiz Rhodolfo set to join Flamengo!

Updated: June 7, 2017

Beşiktaş have announced that they have officially started negotiations with Brazilian club Flamengo over the transfer of defender Luiz Rhodolfo.

Flamengo will pay a fee of €1,4m for the Brazilian centre-back who joined Beşiktaş from Grémio in the Summer of 2014 for a fee of €3,3m.

Rhodolfo had made a big impact upon arrival but following a severe knee injury in February 2015 he was unable to recapture his previous form; He made several appearances this season, including against Napoli in the Champions League, but disappeared out of the matchday squad as the season continued.

Beşiktaş have officially announced the negotiations on their website and to the Istanbul stock exchange, a final announcement is expected to be made within the next 24 hours.



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Freelance sports writer specialized in Turkish football and Beşiktaş. Co-host of the Black Eagles podcast. Frequently featured in World Soccer Digest Japan and many other international media outlets. Following Turkish football for close to two decades. Proud father to Aedin.
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