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Monday June 17 2019
Santander: 'Bologna for Europe!'

Striker Federico Santander claims that Bologna will “fight for European qualification” next season under Sinisa Mihajlovic.

The centre-forward scored eight times in Serie A this season and is currently with the Paraguay squad at the Copa America in Brazil.

“With Mihajlovic as our Coach we can do great things,” Santander told TuttoMercatoWeb.com.

The Serbian took over in January from Pippo Inzaghi with his team in the relegation zone, but finished in 10th place.

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Thursday May 9 2019
Lazio eye up Sanabria

Lazio are reportedly interested in Paraguay international Antonio Sanabria, currently on loan at Genoa via Real Betis and Roma.

The striker joined Genoa on loan in January with an option to buy that would become obligatory at his ninth goal.

He doesn’t look as if he’ll get there, as Sanabria scored only three in 12 Serie A appearances.

Real Betis are hoping to sell this summer and the Corriere dello Sport claims Lazio have set their sights on the 23-year-old.

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Tuesday January 22 2019
Genoa: 'We are tracking Sanabria'

With Krzysztof Piatek’s deal with Milan done, Genoa confirm Tonny Sanabria “is one of the players we are tracking, but no talks with Betis yet.”

Multiple sources confirm Piatek will join Milan tomorrow for €35m plus €2-3m in bonuses, especially after Rossoneri President Paolo Scaroni said they were “happy” with the talks.

“Are we up in the air or is it done? Well, we’re not up in the air…” he told Sportitalia.

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Wednesday November 28 2018
Genoa to miss out on Libertadores

The Mayor of Genoa confirmed he is “working on the possibility of bringing River Plate-Boca Juniors” to Marassi, but look to miss out for Doha or Asuncion.

The second leg of the Copa Libertadores final was meant to take place at the weekend, but it was postponed on Saturday due to serious crowd trouble.

River Plate fans attacked the Boca team bus, leaving some players with shards of glass in their eyes, others violently ill due to the effects of CS gas and the rest terrified.

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Thursday July 5 2018
Gomez breaks with Boca again?

The Gustavo Gomez move to Boca Juniors could be off again after the Milan defender was reportedly infuriated by a clause in the contract.

It had all been done and dusted with the player having a medical and working out personal terms.

The two clubs agreed to a €6m transfer with 20 per cent of a future sell-on fee.

However, Sky Sport Italia report this evening that a clause included in the Boca contract has infuriated the player and his agent.

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Wednesday July 4 2018
Gomez passes Boca medical

Gustavo Gomez is on the verge of joining Boca Juniors after the Milan defender passed his medical.

According to Sky Sport Italia, the clubs finally reached a breakthrough after months of negotiations.

The deal is worth €6m plus 20 per cent of a sell-on fee.

It seems he already underwent his medical and no problems were flagged up, so the transfer is imminent.

The Paraguay international was purchased from Lanus in 2016, but made just 20 competitive appearances for the Rossoneri.

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Tuesday July 3 2018
Gustavo Gomez heading to Boca

Milan defender Gustavo Gomez is finally on the verge of a transfer to Boca Juniors for €6m plus 20 per cent sell-on fee.

According to Sky Sport Italia, the deal is at last done and should be completed over the next few days.

Boca have been in talks since January, but haggled over the price-tag and it was abandoned.

The Paraguay international was purchased from Lanus in 2016, but made just 20 competitive appearances for the Rossoneri.

He played just one game throughout all of last season, for 10 minutes in the Europa League.

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Thursday June 21 2018
Official: Bologna sign Santander

Bologna have officially signed FC Kobenhavn and Paraguay centre-forward Federico Santander in a deal worth €6m.

The 27-year-old striker underwent a medical yesterday and has put pen to paper on a four-year contract to June 2022.

Santander had been in Denmark since 2015, having also played in Paraguay, France and Argentina.

This season, he scored 14 goals with five assists in 32 competitive appearances for Copenhagen.

He also has 16 senior caps for Paraguay, but only scored one goal.

Image via bolognafc.it

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Monday June 18 2018
Bologna banking on Santander

Bologna are reportedly on the verge of securing Paraguay international striker Federico Santander from FC Copenhagen.

The centre-forward just turned 27 and is under contract until June 2020.

According to Sky Sport Italia, the deal is close to completion for approximately €6m.

This season, Santander scored 14 goals with five assists in 32 competitive appearances.

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Saturday June 2 2018
Boca abandon Gustavo Gomez

Boca Juniors are reportedly abandoning negotiations with Milan for Gustavo Gomez after the defender demanded more money.

The talks have been dragging on for many months and a breakthrough was expected this summer.

However, TyC Sports in Argentina claim that Gomez requested better personal terms than were being offered to him.

This irritated Boca President Daniel Angelici, who then called off his planned trip to Italy.

The 25-year-old Paraguay international was signed in the summer of 2016 for €8.5m, but made no impact at Milan.

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