Romulo was said to be close to agreeing a deal with Premier League side Arsenal.
Currently at Spartak Moscow, who he joined in 2012 from Vasco da Gama where he made his professional debut in 2010. The midfielder was part of the Brazilian 2012 Olympic team and won his first cap for the national side a year earlier.
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Arsenal are being linked with a move for Spartak Moscow midfielder Romulo.