Fulham consents to sign a £20 million player after Pep Guardiola describes him as a “quality player”


Andre Trindade, who is headed to the Premier League, is expected to sign with Fulham in January. Pep Guardiola, the manager of Manchester City, is highly complementary of the Fluminense star.

Prior to the Club World Cup final on Friday, which will pit the South American Champions against the Champions League winners, Pep Guardiola was unwilling to downplay the difficulty of the task his struggling Manchester City team faces.

One should not undervalue Fluminense, the holders of the Copa Libertadores. Not when there’s a midfielder like Andre Trindade circling the middle of the field, willing to challenge Rodri for the lead.

Fulham agree Andre Trindade transfer

This will probably be Andre’s last appearance on La Flu. Fulham and the Brazil international have reportedly “agreed a deal in principle,” according to talkSPORT. Andre is expected to pay around £20 million to relocate to Craven Cottage.

Additionally, Guardiola has given the 22-year-old his blessing to travel to England.

It’s the Brazilian school. (Fluminense) play very well with the ball. They come together a lot. And they have quality players (such as) Andre,” Guardiola tells UOL.

According to reports, West Ham, Arsenal, and Manchester United are also considering Andre. According to Fluminense president Mario Bittencourt, Liverpool held discussions with Andre during the summer, but he decided to stay put and support his current team in winning the Copa Libertadores.

Now that he has that taken care of, Andre has nothing standing in his way of completing his “dream” relocation to the English coast.

‘I watch the Premier League and it’s a big dream to play there one day,

Andre tells Premier League Brasil, “I watch the Premier League and it’s a big dream to play there one day,” following Fluminense’s 2-0 Club World Cup victory over Al-Ahly of Egypt.

“My focus is on finishing the season at Fluminense and realizing my dream of winning the Club World Cup. But my dream is clear, to be a Premier League player.”

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