Previous AC Milan forward Alexandre Pato is set to join Orlando City SC, sources have affirmed.
The Lions prodded the marking with a couple of Tweets on Friday containing an image of a duck. (Pato signifies “duck” in Portuguese.) A declaration could come when this end of the week.
One source revealed that Pato, 31, has marked a one-year bargain and won’t be a Designated Player. His compensation will be carried down with General Allocation Money and incorporates a possibility for an extra year. Orlando as of late sent striker Daryl Dike borrowed to English Championship side Barnsley.
The Mane Land were among the principal outlets who announced the Pato bargain.
Pato’s protracted club profession incorporates stretches at AC Milan, Chelsea and Villarreal, also a few Brazilian groups and Chinese club Tianjin Tianhai. He was most as of late on the books of Sao Paulo, his second spell with the club, and one where he scored nine objectives in 35 association and cup appearances. Be that as it may, he has been without a group since he and Sao Paulo agreed in August of 2020 to end his agreement.
His best spell at club level accompanied AC Milan, where he played from 2007-13. In that time he scored 63 objectives in 140 association and cup appearances, and caused the side to a Serie A title in 2010-11 and the Supercoppa Italiana in 2011.
Pato is an ex-Brazil worldwide, scoring 10 objectives in 27 appearances, the remainder of which came in 2013.
Pato is the most recent Brazilian star to join Orlando, the club where ex-Milan and Real Madrid midfielder Kaka played from 2014-17. There are right now four different Brazilians as of now in the group’s list in Junior Urso, Ruan, Antonio Carlos and Matteus Aias.