Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has admitted that the club is in contact with Carlos Tevez and also revealed that they are close to signing Luciano Vietto. Carlos Tevez has only one more year on his Juventus contract and reports of him exiting the club are doing the rounds. Atletico Madrid are believed to be on the verge of signing the forward. Manager Diego Simeone came forward and confirmed the cluba s interest in the former Manchester United striker and said that he will be an ideal signing for the Spanish giants. a With Carlos, I have to admit I havena t spoken with him but I know people at the club are talking to his agent,a Simeone told AS. a Ita s always exciting to be linked with players like T vez. He has the game in his blood. Hea d be an ideal signing for our style of play.a Carlos Tevez is not the only Argentine that Simeone […]

  Atletico Madrid are determined to convince Juventus star Carlos Tevez to join Diego Simeone at the Vicente Calderon before the end of the week.   Spanish Paper AS reports that Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has personally called Carlos Tevez . to convince him to join Atletico Madrid amidst interest from Liverpool FC. Tevez had made it clear two years ago that he would be returning to Argentina to play for his boyhood club Boca Juniors when his contract expired with Juventus, but Atletico Madrid are making a push for the goal-scorer to join countryman Diego Simeone at the Vicente Calderon. Atletico are hoping to wrap up the deal before the weekend so that the player can go to Copa America with a clear head with his future sorted. Tevez had been linked with a move to goal shy Liverpool FC with the club desperate for adding quality upfront following injury issues with Daniel Sturridge. It now seems Liverpool […]

  Andrea Pirlo has revealed that his tears on the Olympic Stadium pitch were not because he was saying goodbye to Juventus amidst reports of a move to MLS and interest from Liverpool FC   Reports in the aftermath of the Champions League final suggested that Pirlo had been moved to tears as a result of playing his last game for Juventus before departing for MLS. Andre Pirlo has since, denied the reports. a Were my tears a goodbye to Juventus? No, they were for the defeat,a Pirlo told Sky Sport Italia. a It is the kind of opportunity that I will rarely get again.a . Pirlo has a contract with the Italian champions till next year. Juventus director general Giuseppe Marotta also denied reports that Pirlo was set to leave the club this summer, claiming a move for Sami Khedira is to supplement, and not replace, members of the midfield of the Old Lady that have played a key […]

Several sources are reporting that Juventus are close to sealing a deal for Palermoa s Paulo Dybala. The 21-year-old has been linked with the Bianconeri for months, Rosanero President Maurizio Zamparini has hinted a deal is close, telling Coach Beppe Iachini not to play the forward. Sky is reporting that the Old Lady are very close to agreeing a deal for the Argentinian, and believes that general manager Giuseppe Marotta could seal the deal after the Champions League semi-final second leg. Mediaset is also reporting that a deal is close, and is running with what it purports as details of the agreement. The news outlet states that the Turin giants will pay a 25m up front for Dybala, with another a 5m in easily-attainable bonuses. Another a 5m will be made up by giving players to the Sicilian side, with Edoardo Goldaniga and Eric Lanini the most likely candidates. Mediaset has previously stated that Juventus have agreed a contract with […]

Considering the wealth of Manchester City, you’d expect that with a new transfer window open, they would be extremely busy as usual. But not necessarily so. January transfer windows can be hard to judge, and hard to buy in – often purchases feel like panic buys or stop-gap measures. The last thing City need is the latter of those two, and more burden on the wage bill. But with the Toure brothers now away for up to eight weeks, Roberto Mancini may be keen to reinforce, and it’s an open secret that he would like at least a couple of more players. But with the financial fair play rules looming over the horizon, City’s board may not be quite as keen, and it seems Mancini has been told to sell before he buys. Possible Arrivals Daniele De Rossi Mancini has made no secret of his admiration for the Roma player. The question is, can he wrench him away from his […]