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Friday September 13 2019
Alves: Could've returned to Juve

Sao Paulo and Brazil right-back Dani Alves has revealed that he could have returned to Juventus over the summer.

Alves left Paris Saint-Germain in July after his contract expired, and the 36-year-old suggested he would have re-joined Juve if they had offered him a long-term contract.

“I want to play at the 2022 World Cup, and to do that I have to play as much as possible,” he told The Players’ Tribune.

“I could’ve returned to Juve, as well as Barcelona, but I wanted guarantees.

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Saturday September 7 2019
Historic Muriel double with Brazil

Atalanta striker Luis Muriel bagged an historic brace as Colombia played a 2-2 friendly draw with Brazil in Miami.

Muriel became the first Colombian to put two goals past the Selecao in a single match.

Brazil had gone in front through Casemiro’s header on a Neymar corner, but Juventus player Alex Sandro gave away a penalty, converted by Muriel.

The Atalanta forward then completed the turnaround with a ferocious finish at the end of a flowing team move.

It ended 2-2, as Neymar marked his comeback with the equaliser.

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Thursday September 5 2019
Cafu mourns loss of son

Former Milan, Roma and Brazil star Cafu is mourning the loss of his son, who has passed away aged just 30.

Globo Esporte reports Danilo was playing football at his family home in Barueri when he was struck by a heart attack.

Although he was immediately taken to hospital, the 30-year-old was sadly pronounced dead not long after.

Danilo was one of Cafu’s three sons.

His father is regarded as one of football’s greatest-ever full-backs, having made almost 400 appearances for Roma and Milan.

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Wednesday September 4 2019
Duarte out to emulate Brazilian stars

Leo Duarte says he is out to emulate Milan’s Brazilian stars of the past. “I hope to follow in their footsteps.”

Duarte was one of Milan’s summer signings, the defender being the latest in a long line of Brazilians to play for the Rossoneri after the likes of Kaka, Cafu and Thiago Silva.

“Milan have a beautiful history, they’re a great club,” he told Sport Mediaset.

“Many famous Brazilians have played here, like Kaka, Serginho, Cafu and Thiago Silva. I hope to follow in their footsteps.

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Friday August 30 2019
Report: Milan bid €30m for Everton

Milan have reportedly seen a bid of just under €30m for Gremio and Brazil winger Everton Soares rejected.

Milan have gone back in for Everton after being priced out of a move for Atletico Madrid forward Angel Correa.

According to Globo Esporte, Milan made the offer on Friday via email, but it was returned to sender as Gremio want more money.

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Friday August 30 2019
Roma check in for Brazilian attacker?

Roma are reportedly ready to complete a triple swoop of transfers with the signing of Corinthians attacker Mateus Vital.

Roma are closing in on deals for Chris Smalling and Nikola Kalinic, and Gianluca Di Marzio’s website reports they are also hoping to add Mateus.

The 21-year-old can play on either wing or through the middle as an attacking midfielder.

He has represented Brazil at various youth levels and three goals for Corinthians in 55 appearances, while providing as many assists.

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Wednesday August 28 2019
Flamengo to keep €18m Gabigol

Flamengo are reportedly on the verge of keeping Inter forward Gabriel Barbosa for a fee of around €18m.

According to Sky Sport Italia, Gabigol’s representatives met Inter officials on Tuesday and a permanent deal is now close to being struck.

The broadcaster explains the Nerazzurri are prepared to take a loss in the region of €10m on the forward, having spent €29m to sign him from Santos in 2016.

However, the Beneamata would be entitled to a percentage of any future resale.

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Tuesday August 27 2019
Milan back in for Everton?

Milan have reportedly reopened talks for Gremio and Brazil winger Everton Soares.

According to Gianluca Di Marzio, Angel Correa remains Milan’s top target, but they have yet to meet Atletico Madrid’s valuation, which is in excess of €50m.

Consequently, Di Marzio claims that while the Rossoneri remain hopeful a deal can be agreed for Correa, they have momentarily checked back in for Everton.

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Monday August 19 2019
Atalanta in for Brazil striker?

Atalanta have reportedly opened talks with Gremio over a possible deal for striker Luan.

According to Globo Esporte, Atalanta are ready to add Luan to their attacking arsenal and the situation could develop quickly.

The 26-year-old has scored 72 goals in 274 appearances for Gremio in all competitions and has two caps for Brazil, while winning Olympic gold with his country in 2016.

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Friday August 16 2019
Serie A quartet in Brazil squad

Alex Sandro, Lucas Paqueta and Allan, as well as Udinese’s Samir, are in the Brazil squad for upcoming friendlies with Colombia and Peru.

Sandro, Paqueta and Allan all keep their places from Brazil’s Copa America conquest earlier in the summer.

There is also a first-ever call-up for Samir [pictured], who takes advantage of an injury to Flamengo defender Rodrigo Caio.

The Selecao host Colombia on September 7 before taking on Copa America runners-up Peru four days later.

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