Santos have not made a complaint against Barcelona about any illegal approach for Lucas Lima, a spokesman for FIFA has told ESPN FC.
Barca have been linked with a move for Lima, who is out of contract at the end of the year, and sources have told ESPN Brasil that a pre-contract agreement has been reached ahead of a January transfer.
However, as the Brazil international's terms do not expire until Dec. 31 he is not permitted to hold talks with other clubs until July 1, when he enters the final six...
Former AC Milan forward Alexandre Pato says he was forced to leave the Serie A club to save his career after being told he would never play again.
The Brazilian started having problems with injuries in 2011 and was restricted to just 25 appearances in two seasons. All attempts by Milan's medical staff to get him back to full fitness failed and he has told Gazzetta dello Sport how he felt compelled to leave despite his love for the club, because he was told he had no future in the game.
Gremio president Odorico Roman has told Zero Hora that they are keen to re-sign Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva.
Lucas, who is currently Liverpool's longest-serving player, moved to Anfield from Gremio in 2007 and has widely been linked with a return to his homeland, Brazil.
The 30-year-old has one year remaining on his current Liverpool deal and faces an uncertain future, with Jurgen Klopp admitting at the end of last season that he had "no idea" whether he had played his last game for the Reds.