Jefferson Farfan is on the verge of sealing his move to Al Jazira in the United Arab Emirates after passing his medical, sources have told ESPN FC.
Last week, sources told ESPN FC that Al Jazira had lined up a move for Peru international Farfan as they looked to bolster their attacking options.
Schalke sporting director Horst Heldt confirmed on Monday that the German club had agreed a transfer fee in the region of €6 million with Al Jazira for the winger.
Farfan, who saw last season...
A 3-3 draw between Brazil and Panama eliminated Canada from the medal round before ever getting a chance to play their final Group A game on Monday.
Brazil, who had already qualified for the knockout stage, advanced as group leader while the Panamanians earn the second seed after finishing with five points.
Canada, who would ultimately lose 2-0 to Peru in the late game, needed a sizable Brazilian victory to have a chance to move on, but it wasn't to be.
Brazil scored the first three goals and led...
Schalke have confirmed that they have agreed a deal to sell Peruvian attacker Jefferson Farfan to Al-Jazira in the United Arab Emirates.
Sources had told ESPN FC that Farfan, 30, was set to move to Abu Dhabi on a three-year deal.
Schalke sporting director Horst Heldt has now confirmed that the German club have settled on a transfer fee.
"Schalke and Al-Jazira have reached an agreement in principle," Heldt told kicker.
Farfan has been at Schalke since 2008 and his contract is due to expire next June.
Brazil and Panama opened the Pan Am Games' men's football competition with group stage wins on Sunday night.
Brazil cruised by hosts Canada 4-1. Luciano Da Rocha scored four minutes into the match to put Brazil on their way, before Romulo Pacheco doubled the advantage in the 38th minute.
Canada had chances on the counter-attacke, but it was Brazil who scored just after the break, Clayton Da Silveira lobbing the keeper to increase the lead to 3-0.
Molham Babouli scored a consolation goal for Canada...