The Sao Paulo website published the statement confirming contracts had been filed, although did not state the precise nature of this reported €13.5m move.
As they (Sao Paulo) were eliminated from the Copa Libertadores in the semi-final, he can join his new teammates straight after international duty with the Seleçao. Hernanes should arrive in Rome to begin pre-season training around the middle of August.
On the other side, Preziosi said that Genoa is close to signing Liverpool’s Insua. Fiorentina is also interested in Insua, but Genoa seems to be in advantage.