Independiente sign Medel, and Gorosito chooses an interesting captain…

Independiente have pulled off a bit of a transfer coup by signing promising young Chilean midfielder Gary Medel from Universidad Católica. Medel, aged 21 and looked on for some time as one of the bright young things of the South American game, makes the trek across the Andes with around US$2.5 million going in the... Continue Reading →

Boca close in on Pato

Boca Juniors' goalkeeping crisis should shortly be put to bed after it was confirmed on Thursday that they've agreed a fee with Spanish side Getafe to buy Roberto Abbondanzieri back. The Xeneize will pay €300,000 to the Madrid club for their former custodian. Abbondanzieri, for his part, had already pleaded with both sides to strike... Continue Reading →

Maxi Mor-Vélez

Well well. We've been told he's staying with Racing, and the pessimistic presumed he'd be on his way back to Russia. On Monday it was revealed that Maximiliano Moralez is avoiding a return flight to Moscow, where he was never really happy in the six months he spent with FC Moscow, by taking a rather... Continue Reading →

Consolidating to move forward

Boca Juniors, the newly-crowned champions of Argentina, have been doing bit of re-jigging, but the key man will be very familiar to them. Monday brought confirmation that title-winning coach Carlos Ischia will be staying for another year, after signing an extension to his contract. The long-awaited comeback of another manager who's had a teensy bit... Continue Reading →

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