Transfermarkt reported FSV Mainz has satisfied with Ramalho perfomences in this season and want use purchase option for permanent transfer Brazilian defender. For this transfer, Mainz must pay 5-6 million euros to Bayer Leverkusen.
André Ramalho Silva who has played for Mainz 10 times in this season so far, can play as central defender and defensive midifield. Ex- Red Bull Brazil player joined Red Bull Salzburg in winter 2011. After playing for RB Salzburg youth team, loaned out to USK Anif and FC Liefering. 25 years old player worked with Roger Schmidt in Red Bull Salzburg first team and had good contacts with Schmidt. In summer 2015, André took the opportunity for working with Schmidt again but in Bayer Leverkusen. In last season Ramalho could not to fulfill expectations, so after one season joined Mainz on loan.