Transfer news

Cicinho to join Villarreal

January 13, 2011

Villarreal have swooped for full-back Cicinho to help cover the loss of long-term injury absentee Angel Lopez.

Villarreal have reached an agreement with Roma for Cicinho, 30, to move to El Madrigal on loan until the end of the season, subject to him successfully passing his medical on Friday.

If all goes to plan, the Brazil international will pen his contract with Villarreal before being presented to the media just after midday.

Villarreal, who this week lost right-back Angel for six months to a cruciate knee ligament injury, have the option to buy Cicinho when his current deal ends.