Al Nasr ready to welcome Roma midfielder Marquinho

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AS Roma's Brazilian midfielder Marquinho gestures during the Italian Serie A football match between AS Roma and Sassuolo at Rome's Olympic stadium on November 10, 2013.   AFP PHOTO / FILIPPO MONTEFORTE        (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

’s summer rebuild is set to continue with the signing of from AS Roma.

champions have had a bid accepted for the Brazilian attacking midfielder, 28, and are confident negotiations regarding the player’s salary will reach a swift conclusion.

“We’re just waiting for some information from Roma and then we’ll close the deal,” a Nasr official said. “We already have an approval from the Italian club to start the negotiations.

“He’s an excellent player, a very exciting signing and we’ll be lucky to have him. He is versatile – can play on the left or as a second striker – so it’s a good deal. When everything is done we’ll announce it officially.”

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