• Kyodo


Kashima Antlers are set to sign former Japan midfielder Mu Kanazaki on loan from Portuguese second-tier side Portimonense, Antlers president Shigeru Ibata said Monday.

The 25-year-old Kanazaki will join seven-time J. League champion Kashima on a deal running through January 2016. He could finalize the move as early as Tuesday, pending a medical.

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