Shakhtar Donetsk have signed Brazilian midfielder Wellington Nem for nine million euros on a five-year deal from Fluminense.
Arsenal left back Andre Santos has joined Brazilian club Gremio for the remainder of the season after becoming surplus to requirements, the Premier League club
Former South American champions and eight times Brazilian title winners Palmeiras were relegated for the second time in 10 years.
Fred struck two minutes from time to hand Fluminense the Brazilian championship title with three matches to spare after a 3-2 away win over Palmeiras.
Diego Forlan scored twice to give Internacional a 2-1 win at Vasco da Gama in the Brazilian championship.
Botafogo 0 Santos 2; Cruzeiro 2 Portuguesa 0; Esporte Clube Bahia 0 Fluminense 2; Figueirense 3; Goianiense 1 Ponte Preta 2
Round-up: Ronaldinho scored a hat-trick as Atletico Mineiro crushed Figueirense 6-0 to keep Brazilian leaders Fluminense in their sights.
Palmeiras gave new coach Gilson Kleina a winning start as they beat fellow strugglers Figueirense 3-1 away.
Clarence Seedorf scored twice to give Botafogo a 3-1 away win over Cruzeiro, who had been hit with a six-match home ban for crowd trouble.
Round-up: Atletico Mineiro lost a 14-match unbeaten record and went a third without a victory when they lost 1-0 at Corinthians.
Full table Brazilian Série A
Goals for : 39 (1.03 /match)
Goals against : 72 (1.89 /match)
Goals distance : -33
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