Celtic were genuinely hopeful of bringing former Inter Milan, Juventus and Brazil midfielder Hernanes to the Scottish Premiership in 2016.
Steven Gerrard is closing in on a return to Liverpool after the club’s under-23s coach Michael Beale prepared for a move to São Paulo.
The Sao Paulo striker has been linked with Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United.
Tottenham want to sign Pato, but it appears as if he will be staying with Sao Paulo.
The deal that could see the Brazilian at Spurs has seemingly become even less likely.
The signing of Rodrigo Caio has already been announced by Valencia, but could now be in doubt, after the 21-year-old reportedly failed a medical.
Inter Milan are reportedly hoping to pip Manchester United to the signature of Atletico Madrid defender Miranda.
The former AC Milan star is currently playing for Sao Paulo in his homeland.
Rumours linking Sandro with a move to Brazil’s Sao Paulo create unease among many Spurs fans.
Alexandre Pato was being linked with a move to North London in the winter. But the troublesome striker has now been traded domestically.