Parma in for Kleberson
By Patricio Figueroa
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
The classy midfielder, whose merits and suitability to The Premiership have already been explained on planetfootball.com by the legendary Jairzinho, shone during the summer showpiece event in Korea and Japan.
After rattling the bar in the final, the 23-year-old was always going to be the subject of transfer talk on his return to South America.
Leeds boss Venables is said to be an admirer of his talents, but Parma are already discussing possible business with Atletico PR.
The Serie A side want to offer fellow Brazilian international Junior in part-exchange for Kleberson's services.
Parma already have a number of Samba stars on their books including Claudio Taffarel, Alex and Adriano.
Atletico chairman Mario Celso Petraglia has revealed than an insurance policy has been taken out on the club's star turn.
A $20 million precaution against injury has been revealed, as the South Americans realise the value of having a fully fit Kleberson on their books.