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Riquelme says “no” to Flamengo, exposes team weaknesses

Zinho in Flamengo’s press conference

We’ve been following Flamengo’s transfer saga in this international transfer window since the month began. Unfortunately for them, it hasn’t been much of a success as they saw Wolfsburg saying “no” to their loan bid to get attacking midfielder Diego, and long-time idol and center-back Juan, previously on Italian side Roma, chose Internacional instead of his childhood club also putting the blame on Flamengo’s board to his decision. And their (sad) story doesn’t end there. Continue reading

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Riquelme is trouble, says former Cruzeiro star

No one recommends Riquelme, but everyone wants him

Seems like Flamengo isn’t the only Brazilian team interested in Riquelme services, as Cruzeiro’s presidente Gilvan Tavares went on to say the team would be after him, too. But this whole story is not so cut and dry. Continue reading

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Riquelme and Diego linked to Flamengo move

Riquelme close to Flamengo

After suffering a heart-breaking defeat by Corinthians when playing with Boca Juniors, Juan Roman Riquelme announced that would be his last professional game with a Bostero shirt. He would look for a move to a club where he wouldn’t be a liability, as age has caught up with him and his superior technical ability hasn’t emerged in his last few games.

So enters Flamengo. Again. Continue reading

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