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Monday August 12 2019
De Rossi to make Boca debut

Daniele De Rossi is free to make his Boca Juniors debut after being called up for their cup tie with Almagro tomorrow.

De Rossi has yet to turn out for Boca since arriving on a free transfer last month.

However, former Roma midfielder is in their latest squad to face Almagro in the Copa Argentina.

There are also places for former Juventus striker Carlos Tevez and ex-Lazio forward Mauro Zarate.

Nahitan Nandez, on the other hand, is no longer on Los Xeneizes’ books after completing a move to Cagliari.

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Friday August 9 2019
De Rossi visits Maradona

Daniele De Rossi is continuing the Boca Juniors dream in Buenos Aires, as he visited Diego Armando Maradona at the legend’s home.

The Roma icon confessed he first became truly aware of Boca Juniors by watching old clips of Maradona, then deepened his affection for the club.

It was his dream to play at the Bombonera, so when Roma allowed his contract to expire, he accepted a new challenge in Argentina.

Maradona praised De Rossi for this decision and it eventually led to this fascinating meeting at El Pibe de Oro’s home.

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Friday August 9 2019
Official: Nandez signs for Cagliari

Nahitan Nandez has finally completed his transfer from Boca Juniors to Cagliari after months of tense negotiations.

The Uruguay international few in on Wednesday and was mobbed by fans at the airport, then had his medical.

As confirmed by President Tommaso Giulini via Twitter, Nandez signed the contract at 02.30 this morning.

“Finally a Rossoblu,” wrote the patron.

The contract is set to run until June 30, 2024.

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Wednesday August 7 2019
Nandez arrives for Cagliari

Boca Juniors midfielder Nahitan Nandez was mobbed by Cagliari fans at the airport as he flew in to complete his transfer.

The Uruguay international is expected to cost €18m plus bonuses, with Boca receiving a 10 per cent cut of any future move.

After months of negotiations that have been dragging on since January, the 23-year-old is finally ready to undergo a medical.

He was greeted at the airport by dozens of Cagliari supporters who were cheering and singing his name.

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Tuesday August 6 2019
Nandez flying out for Cagliari

Nahitan Nandez is finally flying out for Cagliari tomorrow, claim Sky Sport Italia, as Boca Juniors accept €18m plus bonuses and a 10 per cent future fee.

These negotiations have been dragging on since January and broke down due to various different issues.

The talks hit problems yet again over the last few weeks, but seem to have reached a breakthrough.

Cagliari are ready to pay €18m plus bonuses and giving Boca Juniors a 10 per cent cut of any future transfer fee.

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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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Monday August 5 2019
De Rossi: Why not Boca?

Daniele De Rossi says he joined Boca Juniors because of his ‘passion’ for the club and ‘motivation’ to keep playing at a high level.

De Rossi was expected to retire from professional football after he left Roma but has instead chosen to end his career in Argentina with Boca.

“Why not Boca?” explained the 36-year-old in an official interview, which will be released in full tomorrow.

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Sunday August 4 2019
Nandez finally ready for Cagliari

Reports in Argentina claim Boca Juniors midfielder Nahitan Nandez is finally ready to fly out for his Cagliari medical tomorrow.

The negotiations have been going on and off since January and had another sudden setback over the last few days.

It was suggested Cagliari had changed the terms, making it a deal worth €18m without a 12 per cent cut of his future transfer.

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Friday August 2 2019
Cagliari change Nandez terms?

Cagliari have reportedly changed the terms of their €18m deal with Boca Juniors for Nahitan Nandez and he still hasn’t travelled to Italy.

The midfielder said an emotional farewell to the Boca supporters after what was meant to be his final game this week, but he is continuing to train with his squad.

According to TyC Sports, this is because Cagliari have suddenly changed the terms of the agreement and want to renegotiate.

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Thursday August 1 2019
Cagliari: Nandez bids Boca farewell

Uruguay midfielder Nahitan Nandez bid an emotional farewell to Boca Juniors ahead of his proposed transfer to Cagliari.

Nandez could not hold back the tears at the time of his substitution during Boca’s 2-0 win against Atletico Paranaense on Wednesday evening.

“I’m sure Nandez will come back at some point,” Coach Gustavo Alfaro said after the game.

“I had the privilege of working with a complete player and a great professional. I’ll miss him.”

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