Chávez replaces Pérez in Argentina squad; Erviti to Boca; Camoranesi to River?

Since Sergio Batista's Argentina squad list was made official on Monday, it's been strongly hinted that one particular change would be made, and so it has come to pass. In a move that frankly makes one wonder why the Estudiantes midfielder was named in the first place, Enzo Pérez has been replaced in the squad... Continue Reading →

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A youngster leaves Argentina, and a legend returns

It's been a week of big name moves in Argentina's footballing landscape, with three of the deals in particular standing out. On Friday it was confirmed that Diego Buonanotte will move from River Plate to Málaga of the Spanish First Division at the end of the season (he'll remain at the Núñez club for the... Continue Reading →

Ariel Ortega leaves River Plate

River Plate legend Ariel Ortega on Monday confirmed his exit from the Núñez club, remarking that he'd felt 'uncomfortable' ever since J.J. López was given charge of the giants on the eve of the superclásico against Boca Juniors. A few days ago, López informed Ortega that he didn't fit in with his plans for the... Continue Reading →

Winter transfers

The 2010 Torneo Apertura is almost upon us now - it starts on Friday - and HEGS will be gearing up for it during the week. I'll have the traditional 'meet the clubs' piece online later in the week, but to kick your working Monday off (or to help you wind down from it, if... Continue Reading →

Pavone edging closer to River

One of River Plate's main winter transfer targets has been a centre forward who can provide a, shall we say, slightly more consistent goal threat than Rogelio Funes Mori for the new season. Having already brought goalkeeper Juan Pablo Carrizo home, they're now closing in on Mariano Pavone. The Real Betis striker had been tempted... Continue Reading →

El Ogro retu… oh

Cristian Fabbiani has been without a club since having his contract terminated by River six months ago for being a fatso. During the current winter break, he's returned to (ahem) 'action' with newly-promoted All Boys, and it hasn't taken long for him to ensure he gets to put his feet up again. Six minutes into... Continue Reading →

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