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Wednesday July 17 2019
Roma push for Almendra

Roma are reportedly pushing hard to close a €16m deal for Boca Juniors midfielder Agustin Almendra.

According to Calciomercato.it, there were ‘big strides’ in negotiations last night and Roma ‘expect’ to snap up Almendra soon.

It comes despite the 19-year-old having a €30m release clause, which was said to have put off Napoli.

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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 July 16 2019
Fiorentina miss out on Benedetto

Fiorentina look to have missed out on Dario Benedetto as his agent confirms a deal has been agreed to take him to Olympique Marseille.

Fiorentina had reportedly targeted Benedetto to bolster their attack, but Christian Bragarnik told Fox Sports that the Boca Juniors hitman was bound for Marseille.

“Nothing’s been signed yet, but we’ve reached an agreement with L’OM,” said Bragarnik.

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Saturday July 13 2019
Cagliari eye Barella replacements

Cagliari sold Nicolò Barella to Inter, so are now in talks for Boca Juniors midfielder Nahitan Nandez and Napoli’s Marko Rog.

Barella completed his transfer on Friday evening for €40m (spread out over two years) plus another €10m in various bonuses and add-ons.

The Sardinians need a replacement and Sky Sport Italia claim they are in negotiations with Boca Juniors for Nandez.

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Friday July 12 2019
Hurtado snubs Genoa for Boca

Jan Hurtado explained his decision to snub Genoa after completing his transfer to Boca Juniors. “I dreamed of playing in the Bombonera.”

Genoa had agreed a fee with Gimnasia La Plata after Sampdoria negotiations too, but the Venezuela international managed to push through his Boca move.

“I don’t want to make comparisons between Genoa and Boca. All I can say is that I’ll give my all with dedication and sacrifice,” the 19-year-old said on TyC Sports.

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Wednesday July 10 2019
Roma and Napoli eye Almendra

Roma have joined Napoli in making an offer for Boca Juniors teenage midfielder Agustin Almendra, claim Sportitalia.

The 19-year-old has been on the Napoli radar since last summer, but never completed the swoop.

According to Sportitalia reporter Gianluca Longari, Roma have already proposed €15m for the Argentina U20 international.

He spent his entire career at Boca, first in their youth academy and since 2008 their senior squad.

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Wednesday July 10 2019
Genoa agree Hurtado fee

Gimnasia La Plata have accepted an offer from Genoa for Venezuelan forward Jan Hurtado, but Boca Juniors are ‘optimistic’.

Gimnasia announced on Tuesday evening a fee had been agreed and that Genoa had permission to negotiate personal terms with the player.

However, Boca sporting director Nicolas Burdisso made it clear his club were still in the running for the 19-year-old.

“Hurtado’s situation has slowed down due to an issue unrelated to the two clubs,” said the former Roma defender.

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Wednesday July 10 2019
Fiorentina: Benedetto over Chicharito

Fiorentina look to be focusing on Boca Juniors striker Dario Benedetto after West Ham United gave Javier Hernandez their No 9 shirt.

It was reported earlier in the week that Hernandez had been offered to Fiorentina.

However, West Ham failed to bring in Maxi Gomez or Callum Wilson and they tweeted on Wednesday that ‘Chicharito’ had become their new No 9.

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Sunday July 7 2019
Fiorentina ask for Chicharito

Fiorentina want an experienced striker, so are eyeing up Chicharito Hernandez of West Ham or Boca Juniors forward Dario Benedetto.

According to the Corriere dello Sport, Vincenzo Montella believes Giovanni Simeone would benefit from a more mature strike partner.

The names on the list include 29-year-old Benedetto of Boca Juniors, although he has also been linked with Olympique Marseille.

A very intriguing option would be Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez, whose contract with West Ham United is due to expire at the end of the season.

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Saturday July 6 2019
Samp target Hurtado to Boca

Sampdoria have missed out on Jan Hurtado, as the Gimnasia La Plata striker is currently having his medical with Boca Juniors.

The 19-year-old Venezuela international was a confirmed target for Samp, although President Massimo Ferrero revealed on Friday that he was not prepared to pay the €9m asking price.

According to Sky Sport Italia, Boca Juniors took advantage of the stall in negotiations to secure a deal with Gimnasia La Plata.

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