RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 8 (Xinhua) -- Ecuador international defender Frickson Erazo is on the verge of signing with Brazilian club Flamengo, according to local media reports.
The 25-year-old will travel to Brazil next week and is expected to sign a four-year deal with the Rio de Janeiro outfit, daily newspaper O Globo reported.
Erazo is currently tied to Ecuador's Barcelona de Guayaquil, who he helped to Ecuador's league title in 2012.
He represented Ecuador 11 times during the team's 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign.
News of Erazo's pending signature comes a day after Flamengo agreed in principal to a deal with Gremio for former Manchester City midfielder Elano.