River Plate: the rebuilding begins, and next season’s new horizons

The morning after the night before, River Plate are being forced to adjust to life as a Nacional B institution. J.J. López is gone as manager, and might leave the club altogether. Ramón Díaz, who watched the game on television in Miami, has offered to take charge in the second division. Juan Pablo Carrizo returns... Continue Reading →

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On Monday, Diario Libre reported, in their first ever edition, that River Plate playmaker Erik Lamela had been bought by a management group, and is to be sold on to a European club at the end of the season (possibly Juventus). I've written a profile of Lamela, and a bit on why River haven't had much... Continue Reading →

It's transfer deadline day in England, and with numerous things still up in the air it remains to be seen whether Blackburn Rovers really are going to secure the signature of Newell's Old Boys' playmaker Mauro Formica - whose move to Monaco collapsed on Friday - for a fee of €4.2 million. Any Blackburn fans... 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 →

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