Udinese have signed Brazilian midfielder Willians from Flamengo, the Friuli club have confirmed.

The Bianconeri were looking to reinforce their midfield line, with Kwadwo Asamoah and Mauricio Isla set to depart this summer.

"Our latest signing hails from Brazilian club Flamengo and is Willians Domingos Fernandes," read a statement on www.udinese.it.

Udinese have not released details of Willians' contract.

The 26-year-old was contracted to Flamengo until December 2014 and had a release clause set at 10million euros.