Ligue 1 news
Nene joins Qatari club Al-Gharafa
January 13, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
The Brazilian was the French league's joint top scorer with 21 goals last season, but has fallen out of favor amid reports of rifts with coach Carlo Ancelotti and sporting director Leonardo.
Speaking on French television program Telefoot, Nene said: "I have reached an agreement with Al Gharafa. It was difficult. I always had this dream of going to Brazil and the team of my family.