Boca Juniors Fail to Sign Paraguayan Defender from AC Milan

Boca Juniors have given up on the prospect of signing Gustavo Gomez, as AC Milan have been steadfastly refusing to sell the player. The 24-year-old has been subjected to much interest from Argentina outfit Boca Juniors, who have been keen to take the player back to South American football. After starting his career with Libertad in 2011, the defender made the switch to Argentina outfit Lanus in 2014. He spent two years at this club, but it is here where he rose to prominence. In just two years, he made close to 100 appearances for the club and scored three goals.

The performances led to the attention from AC Milan and several other clubs from European football. Milan were finally able to secure his signature in August 2016 for a fee of around € 8.5 million. Thus, he became the first player from Paraguay to represent the iconic Italian outfit. He made his debut for Milan just a few weeks after signing for the club. However, a torrid run of form for AC Milan coupled with vast changes to the ownership and management led to Gustavo Gomez falling out of favour on a consistent basis. In the last two years, he has represented Milan in just 21 games. As a result, he was expected to be sold in January.
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Arsenal failed with deadline-day move for Greece international

Arsenal are deemed to have failed with a deadline-day approach to pursue Greek defender Kostas Manolas from AS Roma. The centre-back had emerged as a transfer target for the Gunners during the dying stages of the transfer window, but they could not convince the Giallorossi into a sale.

According to Sky Italia, the north London side turned their attention to the former Olympiakos man after they failed with a bid to sign Jonny Evans from West Bromwich Albion. However, their attempt to sign Manolas also went in vain with the Italian outfit having little time to find a possible replacement.
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Kostas Manolas wants Roma to play their A game versus Lazio

Greek centre-back Kostas Manolas has said that Roma must produce their best performance of the season if they are to come up triumphs against Lazio in the Derby della Capitale. The Giallorossi have won nine of their 11 matches this term and the form sees them just five points behind leaders Napoli with a game in hand. In the lead-up to the Lazio game, the Giallorossi defender urged his teammates to give their best showing of the campaign in order to beat their Capital rivals, he said: “We must give our heart and our playing style, so hopefully at the final whistle we will be the winners.

“It doesn’t matter who we are facing, we have to play our football and do our best, so we’ll give everything today. Every victory is important. Naturally, the derby also gives extra confidence, passion and motivation. We all want to win. To achieve that, we need our best performance of the season.”
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Mark Warburton Confident of Playing Time forVellios

Nottingham Forest manager Mark Warburton claims that he is confident thatApostolosVellios will get his opportunities at the club if he continues to work hard.

Nottingham Forest have made a good start to the season and it is largely down to the club’s incredible strength going forward.

Even though there are plenty of quality forwards at the club, Nottingham Forest have been able to benefit immensely from the presence of Daryl Murphy. The summer signing from Newcastle United caused the club only around £ 2 million, but he has able to score four goals in just seven appearances for the team.

As a result,Warburton has not been able to provide plenty of first-team opportunities forVellios. The Greek international came up with six goals in his first season with Nottingham Forest in the 2016-17 season. He had come from Iraklis for around € 1.2 million. The lack of any first-team minutes with Nottingham Forest this season is starting to threaten his place in the Greek squad for the national team. Continue reading Mark Warburton Confident of Playing Time forVellios


One of the lowest scoring sides in the Sky Bet Championship last term Aston Villa are seeking to boost their chances upfront with the acquisition of Greece striker Stefanos Athanasiadis, according to reports. The player is a shock target for the English side but Steve Bruce wants a top striker on the continent to help with their goalscoring woes.

Villa finished in the 13th spot last term but they remain hopeful for a playoff spot this time. The target has been impressive in Greek football, netting game after game for PAOK. The player is expected to join big money signings Jonathan Kodija and Scott Hogan as the team try to overhaul their poor results of last season. Continue reading VILLA TARGET GREECE STRIKER ATHANASIADIS


Claudio Ranieri is the man Ligue 1 club, Nantes is looking up to, and is expected to take the reins of the club and lead them through to the next season.Ranieri, who was Leicester City former manager, is set to become the new manager for Nantes but due to his age, he requires a special dispensation.

During the 2015-16 season, Ranieri was the coach who led underdog team, Leicester to lift the Premier League Cup. However, following a poor run of form in the next season, he was sacked

Ranieri now has recently agreed to a two year contract with Nantes but since he is over 65 years of age, a special dispensation is required from France’s Professional Football League before he can take charge of the team.

Nantes Chairman, Waldermar Kita however believes that the French Football Federation is blocking the file.

“The league agrees, I believe that only the French Football Federation (FFF) with Mr. Domenech is blocking the file a little, I do not know why. What we are interested in is the experience as a footballer and coach, since we know very well that he has coached the biggest teams in Europe,” Kita said. Continue reading RANIERI REQUIRES ‘SPECIAL DISPENSATION’TO JOIN NANTES