Ortega and Nieto out on loan, and Boca’s duo are close to the exit

Ariel Ortega agreed with the River Plate board on Tuesday to go out on loan for a season to Mendoza club Independiente Rivadavia, of Primera B Nacional. Ortega turned down the chance to move to the United Arab Emirates to play a season for Al Mir Sports due to the distance from his family and... Continue Reading →

Argentina squad vs. Belarus, and Dátolo to Flu?

As if to prove that he can put together quite a handy team without including the Olympic-bound Lionel Messi, Juan Román Riquelme, Sergio Agüero et al, Alfio Basile has named the Argentina squad to face Belarus in a friendly in Minsk, two weeks from today (Weds). There are a couple of surprises in the all-Europe... Continue Reading →

One in, one out

River Plate are doing a bit of restructuring following Diego Simeone's entrance as manager, and that started in earnest today with one of the players the new manager had reportedly requested before signing his contract - Uruguayan striker Sebastián Abreu. Meanwhile, if the Copa Libertadores squad list of Brazilian giants Fluminense is anything to go by,... Continue Reading →

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