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Guerrero set for Corinthians switch

Guerrero set for Corinthians switch

By Eurosport
Last update 11/07/2012 at 17:22 - Published on 11/07/2012 at 17:18
By Eurosport - 11/07/2012 at 17:22

Bundesliga club Hamburg and Corinthians have agreed terms for the transfer of striker Paolo Guerrero with the player already on his way to Brazil to pass a medical check.

Peru international Guerrero, 28, who has played a total of 161 games and scored 47 goals in Germany's Bundesliga, joined Hamburg in 2006 after a two-year stint at Bayern Munich.

"Both teams have agreed on the transfer," Hamburg sports director Frank Arnesen told reporters. "It is a big thing for Paolo to play for such a club and we wish him all the best."

Guerrero, who has a well-recorded fear of flying, was banned for eight games last season following a violent tackle on VfB Stuttgart keeper Sven Ulreich in March.

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