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Archive for January, 2013

Balotelli played exactly 50 hours for Manchester City

Headlines in the European football has been the transfer of Mario Balotelli from Manchester City to AC Milan. Popular with the press, the Italian striker was one of the most debated topics in the online environment. Among others, the statistical company OptaJean came up with an interesting statistics about how many minutes Balotelli played for  [ Read More ]

Ajax in danger of losing a young star

Ajax Amsterdam has imposed a target this season, participation in the Europa League final. For that, the Spearmen must pass by Steaua Bucharest, and by grandes from Chelsea, who are on their passage to the final act, hosted even in Amsterdam. The Dutch are in great demand in Europe after the excellent road in the Champions  [ Read More ]

Chivu: “I need only two days to be recovered”

Cristian Chivu said the injury suffered in the first half of the match against Torino, 2-2, is not serious, and will probably take about two days to recover. Chivu opened the scoring in the 5th minute from a free kick, but was replaced in the 28th minute, with Pereira. “I received a blow to a  [ Read More ]

Didier Drogba close of a transfer to Galatasaray

7.5 million euros per season and 2.5 million at signature. This is the mega-offer that Galatasaray put it on the table for Didier Drogba (34). Bulent Tulun, Sinan Kalpakcıoglu and Ceylan Caliskan already went to South Africa, where the Ivorian Drogba plays at African Nations Cup with his country’s national football team. To the three  [ Read More ]

Mattheus, son of Bebeto, on his way to Juventus

Juventus will pay around 2 million euros for the transfer of the 18-year-old player from Flamenco, who participated in January to the South American U20 Championship with Brazil’s national football team. Brazil was the last in Group B, led by Peru, followed by Uruguay, Ecuador and Venezuela, failing to qualify for the U20 World Championship  [ Read More ]

Barça defeated Malaga 4-2 and will play the next leg against rivals Real Madrid

FC Barcelona approached the game with Malaga without a win in the last two games, after the draw from the first leg and the defeat in the Primera Division against Real Sociedad. A rarity in recent years for the Catalans. On the other hand, that draw (2-2) at the Camp Nou gave wings to Malaga.  [ Read More ]

Llorente leaves Primera Division for Serie A

Fernando Llorente will be the player of the current Italy’s champion, Juventus, starting this summer, on July 1. Athletic Bilbao has made all the effort to keep Llorente on the squad, promising him a contract of 4.8 million euros per season, but the 27-year-old striker really wanted to go to Serie A, even in the  [ Read More ]

De Gea, on Schmeichel’s footsteps

Fight in the Premier League has escalated after Manchester United won only one point in their to Tottenham, and rivals from City have won at home against Fulham. English press blamed United goalkeerper for the goal received in the 93rd minute from Clint Dempsey, equivalent to dropping victory through the fingers. Criticism to David De  [ Read More ]

Guardiola won another match with Mourinho

Bayern Munich has managed the most important transfer in Europe. Even though the effects of this acquisition will be seen only in summer, when Pep Guardiola will officially take over the German outfit, the understanding with the former Catalan tactician is a big blow given by the Bavarians. From July 1st, former coach of FC  [ Read More ]

Fiorentina – AS Roma. Who wins qualifying for the Coppa Italia semifinals

Match with many meanings tonight on Artemio Francchi, between two of the most offensive teams in Serie A. Fiorentina will receive the visit of AS Roma, in a game that matters to the quarterfinals of the Coppa Italia. The winner, which will be decided in one leg, will face Inter Milan, who are qualified in  [ Read More ]