Date: 14th January 2014 at 4:10am
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Brazilian side Fluminese are being linked with a surprise move for captain Paolo Cannavaro.

The captain is out of favour this season with coach Benitez, and is said to welcome a move away from the in January.

He has apparently been offered out to Brazil, according to Brazilian outlet Globoesporte.com, and Fluminese would be able to acquire him on a free loan for a year.

The Tricolor Carioca are yet to give a definitive answer to Napoli, as they are weighing up other targets first and the Italian defender is not seen as a priority.

Cannavaro has only made four appearances this season, being sent off once in the process.