In 2009, Melo was the subject of a €25 million move from Fiorentina to Juventus. But the midfielder moved on loan to Galatasaray last season and was instrumental in the Turkish club claiming the league title. This summer, attempts to sign the player permanently stalled, after the side could not meet Juve's €13 million asking price.
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Today though, the clubs have reportedly reached an agreement for Melo to move to Turkey in a year-long loan.
Galatasaray have also signed midfielder Juan Pablo Pino from Mersin Idman Yurdu, defender Servet Cetin from Eskisehirspor, and striker Bogdan Stancu from Orduspor to their ranks for the new season.
AS have reported that they were also linked with a loan move for Real Madrid's Nuri Sahin, but the deal was reportedly rejected by the Turkish international.
Galatasaray are expected to announce the deal for Melo tomorrow.