<![CDATA[RSS Sambafoot]]>http://sambafoot.com/en(sambafoot.com)sambafoot.comsambafoot.comen-en<![CDATA[Ronaldinho set for Fluminense début against old club Grêmio]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74642_ronaldinho_set_for_fluminense_debut_against_old_club_gremio.html 

The 35-year-old former Brazil international is in line to make his first appearance for his club this weekend.
Ronaldinho could make Fluminense début against old club Grêmio this weekend. Ronaldinho, a former World Player of the Year, trained with his new team-mates for the third time on Wednesday and coach Enderson Moreira has confirmed the player is in contention for Saturday's Brasileirão showdown at the Maracanã.

The 35-year-old former Brazil international is in line to make his first appearance for his club this weekend.

Ronaldinho could make his Fluminense début against old club Grêmio this weekend. Ronaldinho, a former World Player of the Year, trained with his new team-mates for the third time on Wednesday and coach Enderson Moreira has confirmed the player is in contention for Saturday's Brasileirão showdown at the Maracanã.

 

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<![CDATA[Messi, Mascherano, Dani Alves and Neymar return to Barcelona training]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74641_messi__mascherano__dani_alves_and_neymar_return_to_barcelona_training.html 

Lionel Messi, Javier Mascherano, Dani Alves and Neymar completed their first day of the 2015/16 pre-season on Thursday.
All four players played in the Copa América immediately following Barça’s completion of last season and were therefore left off the squad for Barcelona's American Tour. As mentioned in the club's website, only Alves and Neymar were scheduled to rejoin the team on Thursday, but Messi and Mascherano decided to come back before the 3 August return date they had originally planned on.

Lionel Messi, Javier Mascherano, Dani Alves and Neymar completed their first day of the 2015/16 pre-season on Thursday.

All four players played in the Copa América immediately following Barça’s completion of last season and were therefore left off the squad for Barcelona's American Tour. As mentioned in the club's website, only Alves and Neymar were scheduled to rejoin the team on Thursday, but Messi and Mascherano decided to come back before the 3 August return date they had originally planned on.

 

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<![CDATA[Ángel Di María will make a difference at PSG, says David Luiz]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74640_angel_di_maria_will_make_a_difference_at_psg__says_david_luiz.html 

David Luiz still regards Ángel Di María as one of the best footballers on the planet and is looking forward to playing alongside him.
PSG coach Laurent Blanc said on Thursday that the Argentinian midfielder is close to sealing a move to the French champions. Despite struggling in the Premier League last term, Luiz still believes in Di María. He was quoted in ESPN: "Di María would make us stronger, for sure. I hope to see him [at PSG]. He is a great friend, a great player, and every single team he plays in, he makes the difference. I played with him in Benfica when he was just 70 kilos! It was great to play with him then and it's great to see how much he has improved, and how he has become a fantastic player. It would be a pleasure to play with him again."

David Luiz still regards Ángel Di María as one of the best footballers on the planet and is looking forward to playing alongside him.

PSG coach Laurent Blanc said on Thursday that the Argentinian midfielder is close to sealing a move to the French champions. Despite struggling in the Premier League last term, Luiz still believes in Di María. He was quoted in ESPN: "Di María would make us stronger, for sure. I hope to see him [at PSG]. He is a great friend, a great player, and every single team he plays in, he makes the difference. I played with him in Benfica when he was just 70 kilos! It was great to play with him then and it's great to see how much he has improved, and how he has become a fantastic player. It would be a pleasure to play with him again."

 

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<![CDATA[Porto rejected Atlético Madrid's €30 million bid for Alex Sandro]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74639_porto_rejected_atletico_madrid_s____30_million_bid_for_alex_sandro.html 

The Porto president has revealed that Atlético made a €30 million bid for Alex Sandro this summer, but the Portuguese club turned it down.
In an interview with 'O Jogo', Pinto da Costa justified his decision based not just on the valuation of the Brazilian defender, who has a release-clause of €50m, but also due to Atlético's refusal to let Óliver Torres leave. He said: "I will let everyone go to Madrid if everyone in Madrid who wants to come to Porto can come too. Óliver wanted to come. He speaks to the coach almost every day, but they didn't let him and he has no reason to be upset."

The Porto president has revealed that Atlético made a €30 million bid for Alex Sandro this summer, but the Portuguese club turned it down.

In an interview with O Jogo, Pinto da Costa justified his decision based not just on the valuation of the Brazilian defender, who has a release-clause of €50m, but also due to Atlético's refusal to let Óliver Torres leave. He said: "I will let everyone go to Madrid if everyone in Madrid who wants to come to Porto can come too. Óliver wanted to come. He speaks to the coach almost every day, but they didn't let him and he has no reason to be upset."

 

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<![CDATA[Coutinho returns, but Firmino a doubt for Liverpool's friendly in Helsinki]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74637_coutinho_returns__but_firmino_a_doubt_for_liverpool_s_friendly_in_helsinki.html 

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has named a strong squad for Liverpool’s pre-season trip to Helsinki, including Philippe Coutinho.
The game, which takes place on Saturday will be the fifth warm-up game for the Reds and their first outside of the Far East and Australia. According to Liverpool Echo, a decision has not yet been made on whether new signings Christian Benteke and Roberto Firmino will travel to Finland. Coutinho, who played 45 minutes for Liverpool U21 last weekend is set to make his first first-team appearance of the summer.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has named a strong squad for Liverpool’s pre-season trip to Helsinki, including Philippe Coutinho.

The game, which takes place on Saturday will be the fifth warm-up game for the Reds and their first outside of the Far East and Australia. According to Liverpool Echo, a decision has not yet been made on whether new signings Christian Benteke and Roberto Firmino will travel to Finland. Coutinho, who played 45 minutes for Liverpool U21 last weekend is set to make his first first-team appearance of the summer.

 

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<![CDATA[Al-Nasr SC confirm agreement for Internacional forward Nilmar]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74632_al-nasr_sc_confirm_agreement_for_internacional_forward_nilmar.htmlAl-Nasr SC have confirmed that they have secured an agreement with Internacional to sign forward Nilmar.

The fee the UAE Arabian Gulf League outfit are set to part with to sign him is current undisclosed, but when announcing the deal on their official Instagram account, they stated that the contract will run for two years.

“Al Nasr Club has reached an agreement with Internacional for the signing of Nilmar for two seasons,” read the statement, as reported by the National.

“The player will head to Munich on Saturday to undergo medical tests and complete the move before joining the club’s training camp in Germany.”

Nilmar has been brought in by Al-Nasr as a likely replacement for forward Ibrahima Touré, who is expected to move on after failing to report for the club’s pre-season training camp.

The Brazilian will join Jonathan Pitropia and fellow Brazilian Renan as Al-Nasr’s foreign quota for the new season, while former Chile international Luis Jiménez will be register as their Asian player, due to his Palestinian passport.

Nilmar, who had recently outlined his desire to stay, leaves Internacional on the back of their Copa Libertadores de América semi-final defeat to UANL.

The 31 year-old only rejoined the club where he started his career in September 2014, after spending most of his career abroad, first with Lyon and Villarreal in Europe, then Al-Rayyan and El-Jaish SC in Qatar.

During his second spell with Internacional, he won the 2015 Campeonato Gaúcho, while this season he featured 15 times across the Brasileirão and Copa Libertadores, scoring six goals.

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<![CDATA[Carpi secure agreement with Udinese for season long loan of defender Gabriel Silva]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74629_carpi_secure_agreement_with_udinese_for_season_long_loan_of_defender_gabriel_silva.htmlSerie A newcomers Carpi have completed the loan signing of Udinese midfielder Gabriel Silva.

The 24 year-old, who primarily plays on the left and can also cover at full-back, will remain with the top flight debutants until June 2016. 

Silva’s move away from Udinese comes on the back of a frustrating 2014-15 campaign, where he made just eleven appearances in Serie A and 12 overall in all competitions.

Injuries played a part in his lack of action - he missed the first 13 rounds with a hamstring problem - and a switch to Carpi should offer him the chance to play more consistently.

Silva and Udinese will hope that he can recapture the form he showed during his first two seasons at the Friuli.

After arriving from Granada for a reported fee of €4 million in July 2012, he made 19 appearances for Udinese in his maiden season and followed that up with 39 in the 2013-14 campaign.

During that time, he established himself as one of Serie A’s most promising wing-backs, with a number of the league’s prestigious teams believed to be tracking him as a result, including Fiorentina.

His loss of playing time and fitness saw that interest dwindle, but should he recapture his form at Carpi, he could be in the frame for a big move once more.

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<![CDATA[Kaka rolls back the years to help MLS All Stars defeat Tottenham]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74614_kaka_rolls_back_the_years_to_help_mls_all_stars_defeat_tottenham.htmlKaka inspired the MLS All Stars to a surprise 2-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur with a goal and an assist.

The 33 year old confidently dispatched a 20th minute penalty and then set up David Villa three minutes later to double the lead.

Tottenham were rocked a little but came back into the game through a terrific Harry Kane strike in the 37th minute. Despite this they couldn't find an equaliser and Kaka was named man of the match following the game.

The MLS victory was all the more impressive considering that they were without Steven Gerrard, Robbie Keane and Frank Lampard through injury.

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<![CDATA[Atlético Mineiro defeat São Paulo to remain clear at the top of Série A]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74613_atletico_mineiro_defeat_sao_paulo_to_remain_clear_at_the_top_of_serie_a.htmlLucas Pratto had a night to remember as his quickfire hat-trick sealad a 3-1 victory for Atlético Mineiro against São Paulo.

Atlético now remain two points clear at the top of the Brasileiro Série A while São Paulo are now eight points further behind in fifth.

Atlético took the lead in the 20th minute through great work from right back Marcos Rocha. A chip over the top found Pratto who bundled it home. Six minutes later and Pratto doubled the advantage after a wonderful flicked finish from Giovanni Augusto's cross.

Augusto turned provider again on the stroke of half time when his chip through was dispatched clinically by Pratto who is in red hot form.

São Paulo battled well in the second period and got a goal back through Alexandre Pato's 59th minute header. But that was all they had to show from a match Atlético Mineiro will fondly remember.

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<![CDATA[Ricardo Gomes takes charge of Botafogo for the first time]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74611_ricardo_gomes_takes_charge_of_botafogo_for_the_first_time.htmlRicardo Gomes has taken charge of Botafogo for the first time as he plots an immediate return to the Brasileiro Série A.

The 50 year old has taken over from Renê Simoes with the team currently a point clear at the top of the Série B after 13 games. He watched their 0-0 draw with Criciuma on Tuesday evening before taking his first training session yesterday.

Botafogo were relegated last year and are in the Série B for only the second time in their entire history. Ricardo Gomes has previously managed a host of clubs including Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco.

Gomes also had a succesful playing career and played for Brazil in two Copa Americas and the 1990 World Cup.


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<![CDATA[Doria trains in the sand during search for new club]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74610_doria_trains_in_the_sand_during_search_for_new_club.htmlWalk down the famous Copacabana beach in the next few days and it is likely you will bump into Brazilian defender Doria.

The centre back is waiting to see if he will receive a contract offer from São Paulo after spending the second half of last season on loan at the club. Doria is officially a Marseille player but has not made a first team appearance for the French side since joining in September last year.

The 20 year old has now fallen out with the club and has resorted to training on the beaches of Rio de Janeiro. Doria is confident he will find another club soon as long as he keeps his fitness up. He is also still aiming to play in the Olympics next year after previously being captain of the Brazil Under 20 side.

"It is essential to keep in shape. An opportunity may arise at any time," Doria told Globoesporte. "I must do everything necessary to be ready. In addition, the Olympics are approaching and I want to help Brazil win a gold medal."

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<![CDATA[PSG defeat Manchester United to win International Champions Cup]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74609_psg_defeat_manchester_united_to_win_international_champions_cup.htmlParis Saint Germain are the official champions of the International Champions Cup after a 2-0 victory over Manchester United in Illinois.

A Luke Shaw own goal and a stike by Zlatan Ibrahimović sealed the title after an exciting competition involving ten different teams. 

Four Brazilian players were part of the PSG team that strolled to victory. Thaigo Silva was a rock at the back while Lucas Moura pulled the strings in midfield.

The defeat will be a cause for concern for Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal as some of his players still looked to be gaining their full fitness. Andreas Pereira  yet again made an exciting cameo in the second half and will expect opportunities come the season opener in just over a week's time.

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<![CDATA[Rakitić insists it is not easy to play with Messi, Neymar and Suárez]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74607_rakitic_insists_it_is_not_easy_to_play_with_messi__neymar_and_suarez.html 

Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitić insists it is not as easy to play with Messi, Neymar and Luis Suárez as people suggest.
The forward trio helped fire the Catalans to treble success last season and have been hailed as one of the best attacking combinations of all time. Rakitić says the team are happy to work to serve the attackers, but admits it's hard work covering them defensively. He told MARCA: "Many people say that it is very easy to play with them. I don't agree. They are players of a different level and if we play for them is because they have earned it, but that does not mean it's easy. And if I have to run 5,000 kilometers to one of them to have their best moment, I will do it. We do it."

Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitić insists it is not as easy to play with Messi, Neymar and Luis Suárez as people suggest.

The forward trio helped fire the Catalans to treble success last season and have been hailed as one of the best attacking combinations of all time. Rakitić says the team are happy to work to serve the attackers, but admits it's hard work covering them defensively. He told MARCA: "Many people say that it is very easy to play with them. I don't agree. They are players of a different level and if we play for them is because they have earned it, but that does not mean it's easy. And if I have to run 5,000 kilometers to one of them to have their best moment, I will do it. We do it."

 

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<![CDATA[Verratti picks dream five-a-side team; Maxwell and Thiago Motta included]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74606_verratti_picks_dream_five-a-side_team__maxwell_and_thiago_motta_included.html 

Marco Verratti has revealed his dream five-a-side team  which features Lionel Messi and three of his current PSG team-mates.
Lining up without a goalkeeper and with just one defender included, Verratti says they would not worry about conceding as they could outscore any opponents. He told GOAL: "My dream five-a-side team will be: me, Messi, Ibrahimović, Maxwell and Thiago Motta. We will play without a goalkeeper. We are a great team, therefore we will only attack."

Marco Verratti has revealed his dream five-a-side team  which features Lionel Messi and three of his current PSG team-mates.

Lining up without a goalkeeper and with just one defender included, Verratti says they would not worry about conceding as they could outscore any opponents. He told GOAL: "My dream five-a-side team will be: me, Messi, Ibrahimović, Maxwell and Thiago Motta. We will play without a goalkeeper. We are a great team, therefore we will only attack."

 

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<![CDATA[Filipe Luís: 'My Chelsea spell was not a failure']]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74604_filipe_luis___my_chelsea_spell_was_not_a_failure_.html 

The Brazilian has returned to Spain after just one season in the Premier League but he is adamant he was right to move last summer.
Filipe Luís insists his spell with Chelsea in the Premier League should not be considered a disappointment. Having won both the Premier League and League Cup during his one season in England before rejoining Diego Simeone's side, the 29-year-old says he does not regret the move. He said: "It was a very nice experience at Chelsea and I won the Premier League. Many people think it went badly, but for me it was the opposite. It was a great season, I learned a lot, I played games in a different league."

The Brazilian has returned to Spain after just one season in the Premier League but he is adamant he was right to move last summer.

Filipe Luís insists his spell with Chelsea in the Premier League should not be considered a disappointment. Having won both the Premier League and League Cup during his one season in England before rejoining Diego Simeone's side, the 29-year-old says he does not regret the move. He said: "It was a very nice experience at Chelsea and I won the Premier League. Many people think it went badly, but for me it was the opposite. It was a great season, I learned a lot, I played games in a different league."

 

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<![CDATA[Chelsea coach José Mourinho optimistic on Cahill and Diego Costa injuries]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74603_chelsea_coach_jose_mourinho_optimistic_on_cahill_and_diego_costa_injuries.html 

Cahill suffered a broken nose while scoring against Barcelona and Costa complained of a hamstring problem, but Mourinho hopes to have both available quickly.
Chelsea manager is hopeful that neither nor Diego Costa will be kept out of action by injuries suffered in Tuesday's friendly against Barcelona. He was quoted in GOAL: "Cahill has a chance of a broken nose, maybe yes, maybe no. If no, perfect. If yes, he will get a mask tomorrow to be ready for Sunday [Community Shield match against Arsenal]. Diego felt a little thing in his hamstring. We believe it is just a feeling, no more than that, but we have to wait."

Cahill suffered a broken nose while scoring against Barcelona and Costa complained of a hamstring problem, but Mourinho hopes to have both available quickly.

Chelsea manager is hopeful that neither nor Diego Costa will be kept out of action by injuries suffered in Tuesday's friendly against Barcelona. He was quoted in GOAL: "Cahill has a chance of a broken nose, maybe yes, maybe no. If no, perfect. If yes, he will get a mask tomorrow to be ready for Sunday [Community Shield match against Arsenal]. Diego felt a little thing in his hamstring. We believe it is just a feeling, no more than that, but we have to wait."

 

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<![CDATA[FIFA Presidency: Zico requests CBF support ]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74548_fifa_presidency__zico_requests_cbf_support_.htmlFormer Brazil star Zico, having declared his candidacy for the presidency of FIFA, says he wanted to be sponsored by the Brazilian Football Confederation and says waiting for the response of its federation.

Zico, who scored 52 goals in 72 appearances for Brazil, hopes that the services he has have rendered to the nation will be an asset for him as the Brazilian federation consider their decision. He said: "I sent President Marco Polo [del Nero] a letter explaining to him the outline of my application, and I have now to wait for a reply to see if they agree to engage with me or not. I am Brazilian, I have rendered services to the national team for ten years and my life has been made entirely here in Brazil. We have to be registered by October 26, so we have to have other options, but it is logical that I would appreciate being sponsored by the CBF. "

Sepp Blatter’s successor as head of FIFA will be made known on February 26, 2016.

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<![CDATA[Report: Udinese continue to push for Flamengo defender Samir]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74590_report__udinese_continue_to_push_for_flamengo_defender_samir.htmlUdinese are continuing to push for Flamengo defender Samir, according to reports.

The website of respected Sky Sport Italia journalist Gianluca Di Marzio claims that the Serie A outfit have offered around €4.5 million for the central defender, but a transfer remains far from nearing completion.

The report suggests that the bid has not been accepted by Flamengo, as yet, while Samir himself has given no indication as to whether he is willing to negotiate a switch to Udinese.

The 20 year-old, who can cover at left full-back, is contracted to Flamengo until December 2017 and has been playing for the first-team since 2013.

With the Mengão, he has won the 2013 Copa do Brasil and 2014 Campeonato Carioca, whilst also earning international recognition for Brazil at under-20 and under-21 levels.

This season, he has continued his development by making six appearances in the Brasileirão, though he has missed Flamengo’s last five matches.

Were he to join Udinese, he would be moving to a club that is renowned for developing young players. He would also get to play alongside fellow Brazilian Danilo in defence, while there is also Edenílson, Guilherme, Lucas Evangelista and Gabriel Silva in the first-team squad.

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<![CDATA[New Al Ahli Club forward Lima admits money was part of the motivation to leave Benfica]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74585_new_al_ahli_club_forward_lima_admits_money_was_part_of_the_motivation_to_leave_benfica.htmlNew Al Ahli Club forward Lima has admitted money partly motivated him to leave Benfica.

The 32 year-old completed his switch to the United Arab Emirates for a reported fee of €7 million earlier this month and is expected to earn around €3 million a year on his two year agreement that runs until June 2017.

Speaking to Benfica’s official channel, Lima noted that it was a tough decision to move on from the Portuguese club, but he also conceded that he couldn't turn down the wages offered to him.

“I feel awkward at having to say goodbye,” he said, as reported by The National. “I have a certain sadness, because I experienced great times at Benfica – but that’s life.

“This proposal appeared and it happened super fast. I think most fans will understand – the financial side carried a heavy weight. I will not be a hypocrite: I’m 32 – no boy – and with it being a short career I had to take it.

“Also, Dubai is a good place to live. I will be professional and dedicate myself as I dedicated myself at Benfica.”

Lima joined Benfica from Braga for a reported fee of €4 million in August 2012. His record with the latter was 40 goals in 90 appearances and he continued that ratio with Benfica, scoring 70 times in 144 matches. He was also part of a side that won six major honours, including the 2014-15 Primeira Liga title.

At Al Ahli, he will play alongside fellow Brazilians Everton Ribeiro and Ciel, who along with Oussama Assaidi and Kwon Kyung-won, are the foreign players currently in manager Cosmin Olăroiu’s squad.

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<![CDATA[Brazil’s World Cup qualifying fixtures decided]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74575_brazil___s_world_cup_qualifying_fixtures_decided.html 1st round

 

8/10/2015 Chile vs Brazil in Santiago

8/10/2015 Venezuela vs Paraguay in Puerto La Cruz

8/10/2015 Colombia vs Peru in Barranquilla

8/10/2015 Argentina vs Ecuador in Buenos Aires

8/10/2015 Bolivia vs Uruguay in La Paz

 

2nd round

 

 12/10/2015 Paraguay vs Argentina in Asuncion

12/10/2015 Brazil vs Venezuela in Rio de Janeiro

12/10/2015 Ecuador vs Bolivia in Quito

12/10/2015 Peru vs Chile in Lima

12/10/2015 Uruguay vs Colombia in Montevideo

 

3rd  round

12/11/2015 Argentina vs Brazil in Buenos Aires

12/11/2015 Ecuador vs Uruguay in Quito

12/1/2015 Bolivia vs Venezuela in La Paz

12/11/2005 Peru vs Paraguay in Lima

 

4th round

 

16/11/2015 Colombia vs Argentina in Barranquilla

16/11/2015 Paraguay vs Bolivia in Asuncion

16/11/2015 Brazil vs Peru in Rio de Janeiro

16/11/2015 Venezuela vs Ecuador in Puerto La Cruz

16/11/2015 Uruguay vs Chile in Montevideo

 

5th round

 

24/03/2016 Ecuador vs Paraguay in Quito

24/03/2016 Chile vs Argentina in Santiago

24/03/2016 Brazil vs Uruguay in Rio de Janeiro

24/03/2016 Bolivia vs Colombia in La Paz

24/03/2016 Peru vs Venezuela in Lima

 

6th round

 

28/03/2016 Colombia vs Ecuador in Barranquilla

28/03/2016 Paraguay vs Brazil in Asuncion

28/03/2016 Argentina vs Bolivia in Buenos Aires

28/03/2016 Venezuela vs Chile in Puerto La Cruz

28/03/2016 Uruguay vs Pérou

 

7th round

 

02/09/2016 Colombia vs Venezuela in Barranquilla

02/09/2016 Paraguay vs Chile in Asuncion

02/09/2016 Argentina vs Uruguay in Buenos Aires

02/09/2016 Ecuador vs Brazil in Quito

02/09/2016 Bolivia vs Peru in La Paz

 

8th round

 

05/09/2016 Chile vs Bolivia in Santiago

05/09/2016 Brazil vs Colombia in Rio de Janeiro

05/09/2016 Venezuela vs Argentine

05/09/2016 Peru vs Ecuador in Lima

05/09/2016 Uruguay vs Paraguay

 

9th round

 

07/10/2016 Paraguay vs Colombia in Asuncion

07/10/2016 Brazil vs Bolivia in Rio de Janeiro

07/10/2016 Ecuador vs Chile in Quito

07/10/2016 Peru vs Argentine

07/10/2016 Uruguay vs Venezuela

 

10th round

 

10/10/2016 Colombia vs Uruguay in Barranquilla

10/10/2016 Chile vs Peru in Santiago

10/10/2016 Argentina vs Paraguay in Buenos Airess

10/10/2016 Venezuela vs Brazil in Puerto La Cruz

10/10/2016 Bolivia vs Ecuador

 

11th round

 

10/11/2016 Colombia vs Chile in Barranquilla

10/11/2016 Paraguay vs Peru in Asuncion

10/11/2016 Brazil vs Argentina in Rio de Janeiro

10/11/2016 Venezuela vs Bolivia in Puerto La Cruz

10/11/2016 Uruguay vs Ecuador in Montevideo

 

12th round

 

14/11/2016 Chile vs Uruguay in Santiago

14/11/2016 Argentina vs Colombia in Buenos Aires

14/11/2016 Ecuador vs Venezuela in Quito

14/11/2016 Bolivia vs Paraguay in La Paz

14/11/2016 Peru vs Brazil in Lima

 

13th round

 

23/03/2017 Colombia vs Bolivia in Barranquilla

23/03/2017 Paraguay vs Ecuador in Asuncion

23/03/2017 Argentina vs Chile in Buenos Aires

23/03/2017 Venezuela vs Peru in Puerto La Cruz

23/03/2017 Uruguay vs Brazil

 

14th round

 

27/03/2016 Chile vs Venezuela in Santiago

27/03/2016 Brazil vs Paraguay

27/03/2016 Ecuador vs Colombia in Quito

27/03/2016 Bolivia vs Argentina in La Paz

27/03/2016 Peru vs Uruguay

 

15th round

 

01/06/2017 Chile vs Paraguay in Santiago

01/09/2017 Brazil vs Ecuador in Rio de Janeiro

01/09/2017 Venezuela vs Colombia in Puerto La Cruz

01/09/2017 Peru vs Bolivia in Lima

01/09/2017 Uruguay vs Argentina in Montevideo

 

16th round

 

04/09/2017 Colombia vs Brazil in Barranquilla

04/09/2017 Paraguay vs Uruguay in Asuncion

04/09/2017 Argentina vs Venezuela in Buenos Aires

04/09/2017 Ecuador vs Peru in Quito

04/09/2017 Bolivia vs Chile in La Paz

 

17th round

 

05/10/2017 Colombia vs Paraguay in Barranquilla

05/10/2017 Chile vs Ecuador in Santiago

05/10/2017 Argentina vs Peru in Buenos Aires

05/10/2017 Venezuela vs Uruguay in Puerto La Cruz

05/10/2017 Bolivia vs Brazil in La Paz

 

18th round

 

09/10/2017 Paraguay vs Venezuela in Asuncion

09/10/2017 Brazil vs Chile in Rio de Janeiro

09/10/2017 Ecuador vs Argentina in Quito

09/10/2017 Peru vs Colombia in Lima

09/10/2017 Uruguay vs Bolivia

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<![CDATA[Filipe Luis: "I've never really managed to leave Atlético "]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74571_filipe_luis___i_ve_never_really_managed_to_leave_atletico__.htmlFilipe Luis has admitted that he his heart remained at Atlético Madrid, the club he played for between 2010 and 2014, despite spending the past season with Chelsea.

At a press conference today, the left-back who has just resigned for the Madrid club spoke of his problems adapting to life in England:

"I never really managed to leave Atlético. I continued to watch the games, I was still in this club. When I decided to leave, I wanted to try something a little new but from day one I knew it would be complicated because I had left my family.

"But, for me it was a good experience, I learned many things in a different league." 

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<![CDATA[Report: Juventus consider Atlético de Madrid defender Guilherme Siqueira and FC Porto's Alex Sandro]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74584_report__juventus_consider_atletico_de_madrid_defender_guilherme_siqueira_and_fc_porto_s_alex_sandro.htmlJuventus are considering moves for Atlético de Madrid defender Guilherme Siqueira and FC Porto's Alex Sandro, according to reports. 

The website of respected Sky Sport Italia journalist Gianluca Di Marzio claims that the Serie A holders are in the market for a new left full-back and have three options under observation.

As well Siqueira and Alex Sandro, Monaco’s France international Layvin Kurzawa is understood to be a target. 

Of the three, Siqueira is believed to be the most likely candidate. Atlético have brought Filipe Luís back to the club from Chelsea as an alternative and Di Marzio claims that Juventus already have agreed personal terms with the player.

To secure Alex Sandro or Kurzawa would be a more complicated operation. Both have high valuations and Juventus, despite the departure of Arturo Vidal to Bayern Munich, need funds free to continue their pursuit of Schalke 04 midfielder Julian Draxler.

Siqueira’s contract with Atlético runs until June 2018, but he is an attractive proposition, given that he has already spent time in Italy with Internazionale, Lazio, Ancona and Udinese.

The 29 year-old was signed by Atlético from Granada for a reported fee of €10 million in July 2014 and went on to make 37 appearances in all competitions last season.

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<![CDATA[José Mourinho already impressed by Kenedy]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74572_jose_mourinho_already_impressed_by_kenedy.htmlKenedy made his debut for Chelsea yesterday as they took on Barcelona in a friendly.

The 19-year-old has not, however, officially signed for the Blues due to work permit restrictions, with his registration still officially owned by Fluminense.

Boss José Mourinho praised the young striker’s performance.

“We bought Kenedy because we believe in him. He’s a very young kid that we believe a lot in, hopefully,” he said.

“We have conditions to get him a work permit because we want him. We don’t want him to go out on loan. I think we have what the rules demand to get him a permit.

“He was in pre-season with us without the documents so he couldn’t play the first two matches for us. Against Barcelona he had the chance to do it and even if it was a friendly I think it was the best debut for a kid, to play against the best team. It was a great night for the kid and a great experience.”

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<![CDATA[Report: Leicester City join battle to secure Internacional midfielder Charles Aránguiz]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74579_report__leicester_city_join_battle_to_secure_internacional_midfielder_charles_aranguiz.htmlLeicester City have joined the battle to secure Internacional midfielder Charles Aránguiz, according to reports.

The Leicester Mercury, citing other sources, claims that the Premier League outfit have placed a bid of around €15 million, which is believed to be the highest offer made for Aránguiz so far.

Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen are said to have submitted a bid of €11 million, while Marseille’s offer is around €13 million. 

The report suggests that Aránguiz’s preference is a move to Leverkusen and even though their General Manager Michael Schade claims personal terms have been agreed with the player, there is no guarantee that he will be joining the North Rhine-Westphalia based outfit.

Aránguiz’s contract, which expires in June 2018, is not completely owned by Internacional. Group DIS, a third party, control 50%.  

That means that they have a say in his next move, should he leave Internacional, and it is reported by the Leicester Mercury that talks have already happened between Group DIS President Roberto Moreno and Internacional representatives over bringing him to Leicester.

To make that happen they would have to buy out Inter’s 50% stake and also convince the player to turn down the advances of Leverkusen and Marseille.

Whether Aránguiz would be willing to do so is unclear, with the midfielder’s stock at a career high.

After joining Internacional from Universidad de Chile in August 2014 for a reported fee of €6.4 million, the 24 year-old has established himself as a standout performer in the Brasileirão.

His form at international level with Chile during the 2014 FIFA World Cup and this summer’s Copa América, which La Roja won on home soil, has also further elevated him.

With Internacional being knocked out of the Copa Libertadores de América at the semi-final stage earlier this month, his future seems increasingly uncertain and a move to Europe is likely before the summer transfer window closes.

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<![CDATA[Diego Costa could miss Chelsea’s Community Shield tie ]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74576_diego_costa_could_miss_chelsea___s_community_shield_tie_.htmlDiego Costa might miss out on Chelsea’s Community Shield tie with Arsenal next week after injuring his hamstring as the Blues took on Barcelona yesterday.

Chelsea boss José Mourinho said: “Diego felt a little thing in his hamstring. We believe it is just a feeling, no more than that, but we have to wait.”

The game in American capital Washington DC finished 2-2, with Chelsea eventually winning 4-2 on penalties and Mourinho was also upset to lose central defender Gary Cahill to a possible broken nose.

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<![CDATA[Liverpool close in on Allan transfer]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74573_liverpool_close_in_on_allan_transfer.htmlLiverpool are reportedly close to sealing a £500,000 deal for Internacional youngster Allan.

The Daily Mail claim that the deal is close to being sealed, with Allan having trained with Liverpool’s first team at Melwood on Tuesday.

He therefore looks set to join compatriots Philippe Coutinho, Lucas Leiva and fellow new boy Roberto Firmino at Anfield.

The 18-year-old was spotted by Liverpool staff playing for Inter at an international youth tournament in Malaysia earlier this year.

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<![CDATA[Report: Monaco agree fee with São Paulo to secure attacking midfielder Boschilia]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74577_report__monaco_agree_fee_with_sao_paulo_to_secure_attacking_midfielder_boschilia.htmlMonaco have agreed a fee with São Paulo to secure attacking midfielder Boschilia, according to reports.

Globo Esporte, as cited by website Get French Football News, claims that Monaco’s offer of around €10 million has been accepted by São Paulo and that the deal could be announced imminently.

Boschilia is expected to arrive for medical examinations and to discuss personal terms in the coming days, with the deal said to be a formality if these obstacles can be passed.

The 19 year-old has come to prominence at São Paulo in recent years, due to his form for them and Brazil’s under-17 and under-20 teams.

At the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup, he netted six goals - one less than tournament top scorer Valmir Berisha - to help Brazil reach the quarter-final stage, where they were defeated by Mexico.

With São Paulo, he made his first-team debut at the start of 2014 and has slowly began to feature more regularly.

Last season, he made 18 appearances in the Brasileirão, scoring once, while this term he's so far being involved in seven matches in all competitions and also netted a single goal.

His likely arrival at Monaco further adds to the growing group of young players that have been brought into the club.

Already this summer, Stephan El Shaarawy (Milan), Ivan Cavaleiro (Benfica), Guido Carrillo (Estudiantes de La Plata) Mario Pašalić (Chelsea) and Adama Traoré (LOSC) have been signed, with Monaco seemingly looking to build a core of promising talent.

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<![CDATA[Casemiro: 'Now I'm ready for Real Madrid']]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74565_casemiro___now_i_m_ready_for_real_madrid_.html 

The Brazilian midfielder is confident he has what it takes to succeed at Real Madrid after a successful loan spell with Porto.
Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro believes his spell with Porto has made him ready to make an impact at the Santiago Bernabéu in 2015-16. The Brazil international recently returned to the Spanish capital after a one-year loan spell in Portugal and he feels he has matured a lot at Porto. He said: "I'm more of a man today than I was when I left Madrid. I grew a lot at Porto but my excitement about playing for Real Madrid hasn't changed. I'm as hungry as ever to triumph at this club and I'll work to make that happen. I've come here to work hard and I want to play an important role."

The Brazilian midfielder is confident he has what it takes to succeed at Real Madrid after a successful loan spell with Porto.

Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro believes his spell with Porto has made him ready to make an impact at the Santiago Bernabéu in 2015-16. The Brazil international recently returned to the Spanish capital after a one-year loan spell in Portugal and he feels he has matured a lot at Porto. He said: "I'm more of a man today than I was when I left Madrid. I grew a lot at Porto but my excitement about playing for Real Madrid hasn't changed. I'm as hungry as ever to triumph at this club and I'll work to make that happen. I've come here to work hard and I want to play an important role."

 

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<![CDATA[Chelsea's Fàbregas: 'Messi, Suárez and Neymar the best front-three I've ever seen']]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74564_chelsea_s_fabregas___messi__suarez_and_neymar_the_best_front-three_i_ve_ever_seen_.html 

The trio, nicknamed MSN, went from strength to strength as 2014-15 went on and their goals helped Luis Enrique's Barcelona win the treble last season.
Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fàbregas has lauded Barcelona's trio of Lionel Messi, Luis Suárez and Neymar as being the best attacking trident he's ever seen. He said: "I think they are the best team in the world, especially when the front three are on form. I don't remember a front three in Messi, Luis Suárez and Neymar as powerful and talented as those three since I was born."

The trio, nicknamed MSN, went from strength to strength as 2014-15 went on and their goals helped Luis Enrique's Barcelona win the treble last season.

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fàbregas has lauded Barcelona's trio of Lionel Messi, Luis Suárez and Neymar as being the best attacking trident he's ever seen. He said: "I think they are the best team in the world, especially when the front three are on form. I don't remember a front three in Messi, Luis Suárez and Neymar as powerful and talented as those three since I was born."

 

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<![CDATA[Neymar prepares for Barcelona return]]>http://www.sambafoot.com/en/news/74562_neymar_prepares_for_barcelona_return.html 

The 23-year-old returns to first-team training on Thursday after being given an extended period off by his club due to his participation in Copa América.
As mentioned in Daily Mail, Neymar will report back to Barcelona training on Thursday, with the Brazil star making the most of his final few days off on holiday in Ibiza. The Brazilian captain was pictured with friends and family on a private yacht in the popular holiday resort on Tuesday. As well as visiting Ibiza, the Brazil star has been in Las Vegas this summer.

The 23-year-old returns to first-team training on Thursday after being given an extended period off by his club due to his participation in Copa América.

As mentioned in Daily Mail, Neymar will report back to Barcelona training on Thursday, with the Brazil star making the most of his final few days off on holiday in Ibiza. The Brazilian captain was pictured with friends and family on a private yacht in the popular holiday resort on Tuesday. As well as visiting Ibiza, the Brazil star has been in Las Vegas this summer.

 

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