While AS Monaco wanted to offer Danilo, it is finally in England that the midfielder will continue his career.
It is rare for young Brazilian nuggets to stay long in their native country, this is the case of Danilo, 21, who will leave Palmeiras to come to Europe. A defensive midfielder trained at the club, he is an indisputable starter this season. In his position, he is one of the most promising in the Brazilian championship. With Palmeiras he succeeded five trophies, including two Copa Libertadores. AS Monaco had made an offer of 13 million euros in addition to the transfer of Jean Lucas (estimated at 7 million) to afford Danilo, which ultimately did not succeed. It is in the direction of the Premier League that the midfielder decides to fly away.
Danilo at Nottingham Forest
currently 13th in the Premier League, Nottingham Forest were looking to strengthen in midfield. The leaders of the club are offered 20 million euros to the Palmeiras club to hire Danilo. Yesterday, the Brazilian midfielder initialed a 1.5 year long term contract with the reds and whites, that is until 2029. He arrives in a team which remains on three matches without defeat in the league and will try to bring its solidity in the middle alongside Yates, Freuler, Mangala and Scarpa. “I’m really happy to fulfill my dream of playing in the Premier League. I learned a bit about the history of the club, I saw that they had won two European Cups (1979, 1980). I can’t wait to get started and meet my teammates.”he confessed when signing.