Veron eyeing move to Brazil's Corinthians

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According to reports from the Brazilian press, Juan Sebastian Veron is keen on a move to Corinthians, and negotiations are likely to get underway this week.

Veron played a key role as Estudiantes de La Plata reached the final of the 2008 Copa Sudamericana, and it seems that his performances didn't go unnoticed.

Brazilian Serie B winner Corinthians has confirmed interest in the veteran, and the club is set to begin negotiations with Miguel Pires, Veron's agent, for a future transfer.

"A representative of the president of Corinthians (Andres Sanches) called me, and we will meet next week," Pires told GloboEsporte. "Veron has a contract with Estudiantes until June, because he will take part in the Copa Libertadores. But despite this, people from Corinthians want to have this meeting."

Apparently Veron likes the idea of moving to Brazil, particularly because of the success found by other Argentines, including Carlos Tevez, Andres D'Alessandro and Pablo Guinazu.

If Veron finally decides to join the Brazilians, it is likely to be a one-year deal, with an option for a further year, depending on his progress.