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Wednesday July 8 2020
Gerson: 'Owe a lot to Pioli'

Flamengo midfielder Gerson admits he ‘wasn’t ready’ for Serie A but credits Stefano Pioli for helping him become a ‘much more complete’ player.

Gerson struggled in his three seasons with Roma, playing just 42 times between 2016 and 2019, but has reinvented himself since joining Flamengo, winning the Copa Libertadores last year.

“I built this new beginning in Italy, from my second season at Roma to be precise,” he told Globo Esporte.

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Tuesday June 9 2020
Chelsea could give Roma Gerson boost

Roma could be about to make a profit without lifting a finger, as it’s reported Chelsea are ready to pay €33m for their former player Gerson.

The midfielder flopped during his brief stay with the Giallorossi from 2016-2018 and didn’t impress much more when on loan at Fiorentina.

He was sold to Flamengo in 2019 for €11.8m, but the deal includes a clause giving Roma 10 per cent of any profit from his next sale.

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Saturday May 23 2020
Brazilians line up for Balotelli

There continue to be reports Mario Balotelli will leave Brescia for a new experience in Brazil, with Flamengo, Botafogo and Vasco da Gama all options.

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, agent Mino Raiola is working on an exciting transfer to Brazil for next season.

It’s suggested there are already three clubs who have made their interest known – Flamengo, Botafogo and Vasco da Gama.

Balotelli turns 30 in August and has give goals in 19 Serie A games for hometown club Brescia so far this term.

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Monday May 11 2020
'Thank God Gerson left Roma!'

Gerson’s agent-father claims it is ‘thanks to God we managed to leave Roma’ and that Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur are both keen on the midfielder.

Gerson played just 42 times for Roma between 2016 and 2019 before leaving for Flamengo, where he has already won the Brazilian league and Copa Libertadores.

“We’d already done everything with Barcelona, but they only wanted to pay €8m and, since Fluminense really needed the money, we decided to do a deal with Roma, given they offered €16m,” Marcao told Yahoo Esportes.

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Thursday April 2 2020
Cavani agent: 'Anything can happen'

Edinson Cavani’s agent confirmed interest from Flamengo, Palmeiras, Internacional and Boca Juniors, while leaving the door open for Napoli. “Anything can happen.”

The Uruguay international will be a free agent in June, when his Paris Saint-Germain contract expires.

In this morning’s edition of Tuttosport, it was suggested that Napoli would relish a reunion with their ‘Matador’, as he wore the Partenopei jersey from 2010-13.

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Tuesday January 28 2020
Official: Flamengo buy Gabigol

Gabriel Barbosa has officially signed with Flamengo and the Brazilian forward completed a €17m deal from Inter.

The Copa Libertadores winner have confirmed the arrival of Gabigol and would reportedly have to pay 20 per cent of a future re-sale of the player to.

The 23-year-old has been on loan at Flamengo since January 2019 and has contributed 34 goals in 43 matches for the club.

Inter also loaned him out to Benfica earlier and Gabigol has seemingly failed to feature in the future of the Nerazzurri.

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Monday January 27 2020
Gabigol Flamengo sale is agreed

Flamengo have finally agreed terms with Inter to sign Gabriel ‘Gabigol’ Barbosa on a permanent basis, claim multiple sources.

ESPN in Brazil, Globoesporte and Sportitalia all maintain the deal is done and only the paperwork needs to be signed now.

He was on loan at Flamengo until December 31, but this would be a full transfer for approximately €18m plus bonuses and 20 per cent sell-on fee.

The 23-year-old striker has already agreed a contract to June 2024 worth €4m per year.

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Sunday January 26 2020
Gabigol finally set for Flamengo

Gabriel ‘Gabigol’ Barbosa is finally ready to make his move to Flamengo permanent, as Inter will pocket €18m plus 20 per cent sell-on fee.

According to Sportitalia, La Gazzetta dello Sport and more, the deal is at last done and the paperwork being drawn up today.

The striker will remain at Flamengo for €18m plus a 20 per cent cut of his next transfer fee if and when they sell him on.

Gabigol had been linked with a move back to Europe for West Ham United or Tottenham Hotspur, but always had his heart set on remaining in Brazil.

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Thursday January 23 2020
Official: Pedro returns to Brazil

Fiorentina have confirmed that Pedro has moved to back to his native Brazil and will stay at Flamengo until December 31.

The Viola have let the forward return to his homeland after bringing him to Florence from Fluminense last summer.

The 22-year-old cost Fiorentina €11m, but now they have let him leave for on a loan deal worth €1m with an option to buy after the deal runs out at the end of the year.

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Wednesday January 22 2020
Paqueta's agent in Milan

Lucas Paqueta’s agent Edoardo Uram is in Milan to hold talks with Paolo Maldini and Zvonimir Boban.

The Brazilian has fallen down the pecking order at San Siro this season, first under Marco Giampaolo and then Stefano Pioli.

His space has been even further restricted with Pioli’s decision to switch to a 4-4-2 system, which leaves no space for the former Flamengo player.

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