Tag Archives: Silly season

Oscar takes medical at Chelsea, expected to be announced soon

Oscar close to Chelsea

I expected this soap opera to last until the Olympics, but it seems that I was wrong. Not the first time, I admit, but I’m glad to see that people didn’t get stuck in the middle of everything. Well, for instance, everyone is reporting that Oscar seems pretty close to Chelsea, and this time is for real. Continue reading



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More on Oscar “deal”


Silly season is obviously a silly thing. You can throw a thousand things on the air, and if one catches up you can have all the glory to yourself. And it seems that’s what happening lately involving this whole Oscar to Chelsea debacle since last week. Continue reading

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Udinese confirms Maicosuel transfer

Maicosuel is officially an Udine

After a month, Maicosuel was finally announced as the newest Udinese reinforcement for the 2012-2013 season.  Continue reading

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An update on Riquelme and Diego to Flamengo rumours

Diego and Riquelme polarizing Flamengo’s board.

Diego, currently at Wolfsburg, and Riquelme, who’s leaving Boca Juniors at the moment according to his agent, have been linked to Flamengo these past days in the media. Flamengo reportedly made a bid of €2.6m to get Diego on loan, and Flamengo’s football director Zinho said he’d be interested in acquiring Riquelme’s services. And as days goes by, both stories continue to develop. Continue reading


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The Oscar stories keep on running!

London clubs interested in Oscar

It was a busy night in Brazil yesterday. First, Daily Mail broke the story by saying Oscar would move to Chelsea for £25m. Shortly after, it was the Telegraph claiming the move would cost £22m. But Oscar denied the claims with a simply “I’m staying (at Internacional)” when asked about the veracity of reports that came out on a hotel lobby. But this thing is far from done. Continue reading


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Rather not get too excited over Oscar, Chelsea fans

England newspaper Daily Mail broke out a story that said Internacional wonderkid Oscar was leaving the team for a rumored £25m bid. Well, it turns out it’s not that simple. Continue reading


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Darío Conca closer to Fluminense, says his agent

Will he wear a Fluminense shirt again?

Darío Conca has been saying to the media how he wants to move out of China since his first struggles in Chinese team Guangzhou Evergrande started, even going on to hand a transfer request. According to Conca, his wife, who recently had his first born child, didn’t adapt accordingly to Chinese culture, and he himself is sick of episodes like not being allowed to bring his child to the pitch.

Conca also expressed his wishes to get back to Brazilian football, preferably to the club which sent him to media limelight: Fluminense. But his transfer wouldn’t be the easiest thing to get through. Continue reading

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