Free agent Del Nero is rumored to be on the verge of joining the big spending Southern TigersFormer Lazio winger, Simone Del Nero is the latest big name player to be linked with the team many have now dubbed as Malaysia's very own Paris Saint Germain, Johor.
According to our sources close to the Johor Football Association's top brass, the signing of the Italian winger is still under wraps and he is expected to arrive in Johor Bahru this Friday to be unveiled to the fans.
The Italian winger is set to complete Johor's foreign import quota of three players. The other two foreign players in the team are former Spanish international Dani Guiza and former Johor United forward, Adrezinho.
The 31 year old winger won the Coppa Italia in the year 2008 with former giants of Serie A football, Lazio. He was on loan with Cesena last season and made a total of 11 appearances scoring two goals.