By Rune Gjerulff@runegjerulff

Zalazar reportedly close to Braga switch

Schalke 04 midfielder Rodrigo Zalazar is reportedly close to joining Braga.
Schalke 04 midfielder Rodrigo Zalazar is reportedly close to a deal to join Braga in Portugal.

Brazilian publication UOL and Portuguese newspaper Record are both reporting that the move is imminent, with Zalazar ready to sign a contract until 2028.

Brazilian club Santos were also interested in Zalazar, but he has apparently decided to move to Portugal instead.

Zalazar has been a key player for Schalke over the last two seasons, making 55 appearances with nine goals and 13 assists to his name.

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