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Wednesday September 11 2019
'Totti wants to come to Boca'

Francesco Totti could be reunited with ex-Roma teammates Daniele De Rossi and Nicolas Burdisso for the Superclasico between Boca Juniors and River Plate.

Burdisso [pictured] is currently sporting director at Boca and recently helped broker De Rossi’s arrival on a free transfer after he ended his 19-year-old association with Roma.

“Totti called me: he wants to come to La Bombonera to watch the match,” the former Argentina defender told CNN.

“He wasn’t the only one though: many want to come here to Buenos Aires.”

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Tuesday August 6 2019
De Rossi: 'Boca choice inevitable'

Daniele De Rossi surprised many when he joined Boca Juniors, but insists “it was obvious to those who know me well. It’s not so very different to Roma.”

The midfielder was tempted to retire, like Francesco Totti, after Roma decided not to offer him a new contract, but is starting a new and exciting adventure in Buenos Aires.

“I was glad to hear that my work and career had been appreciated, particularly as I was called to Boca by Nico Burdisso, who I’ve known for many years,” De Rossi told the official Boca Juniors website.

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Tuesday July 30 2019
Boca: 'We asked Inter about Icardi'

Boca Juniors President Daniel Angelici confirmed they have “asked Inter about the Mauro Icardi situation.”

The striker has been frozen out by Coach Antonio Conte, director Beppe Marotta and even President Steven Zhang, who all made it absolutely clear he has no place in their squad.

“I know that (Boca director of sport Nicolas) Burdisso spoke to (Inter vice-president Javier) Zanetti and asked about the Icardi situation,” Angelici told Radio Cooperativa.

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Monday July 29 2019
De Rossi: 'Boca as mad as Roma'

Daniele De Rossi feels right at home with Boca Juniors because “they live football 24 hours a day and it’s the same madness as at Roma.”

The 36-year-old was formally presented to the media in a Press conference this evening, sat next to club director and former Roma teammate Nicolas Andre Burdisso.

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Tuesday July 16 2019
De Rossi to accept Boca Juniors?

There are increasing reports Daniele De Rossi will postpone his retirement and make one of his dreams come true by playing for Boca Juniors.

The midfielder turns 36 later this month and his contract with lifelong club Roma was not renewed.

He had been ready to hang up his boots rather than play for a different team, but TN.com and Sky Sport Italia now suggest De Rossi is ready to sign a five-month contract for Boca.

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Tuesday June 18 2019
'New Boca strategy for De Rossi'

Nicolas Burdisso admits Boca Juniors have been forced to ‘change strategy’ for Daniele De Rossi. “I’ve stopped pressing, maybe that’ll work...”

Boca are among the favourites to sign De Rossi, who is a free agent after leaving Roma, but have so far been unable to clinch a deal for Burdisso’s former teammate.

“I’ve changed my strategy, I’ve stopped pressing and maybe that’ll work,” the sporting director told TyC Sports.

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Tuesday June 11 2019
Boca still hopeful of De Rossi

Boca Juniors say they are still hopeful of signing former Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi, despite Los Angeles FC reportedly winning the race.

ESPN claimed on Tuesday that De Rossi had accepted an offer to join the MLS side, but Boca sporting director but Nicolas Burdisso remains confident his ex-Roma teammate will join him in Argentina.

“A lot’s been said about De Rossi, I know him and he’s opened his doors to coming here,” he told Closs Continental.

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Friday May 17 2019
Burdisso calls De Rossi to Boca

Boca Juniors sporting director Nicolas Burdisso has called on his former Roma teammate Daniele De Rossi to join him in Argentina.

The Giallorossi recently announced they would not be offering a contract extension to the 35-year-old, and he will be a free agent in the summer.

Fans have been protesting the decision all week, with even Coach Claudio Ranieri stating the situation had been handled badly.

De Rossi himself was surprised by the news that he would no longer play for Roma, although he promised he would continue his playing career elsewhere.

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Tuesday January 29 2019
Roma target Barrios to Zenit

“Roma never made an offer for Wilmar Barrios,” insisted Boca Juniors, as he is preparing for a €13m move to Zenit St Petersburg.

The Giallorossi had been linked with the 25-year-old Colombia international midfielder, but wanted him on loan with option to buy.

“We never received a formal offer for Barrios from Roma,” assured Boca director Nicolas Burdisso on TeleRadioStereo.

Instead, multiple sources from Argentina and Italy insist he is heading to Zenit for €13m.

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Wednesday January 9 2019
Boca discuss Nandez and Palomino

Boca Juniors are discussing the payment terms for Cagliari to buy Nahitan Nandez, while targeting Atalanta defender Jose Luis Palomino.

According to Sky Sport Italia, Boca director of sport and former Inter and Roma defender Nicolas Burdisso was in a series of meetings today in Milan.

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