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Murder in Brazil

Bruno Fernandes – known simply as Bruno in Brazil – was a goalkeeper with a growing reputation. He had captained Flamengo to the top of the league, was tipped to make the Brazil national squad for the 2014 World Cup, and there was speculation linking him to a big money move to Europe with AC Milan. However, in 2013 his ...

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Arsenal agree permanent Mari deal despite injury

Arsenal have agreed to sign Spanish defender Pablo Mari on a permanent basis for £14 million– despite the fact that he will now be out until November with injury. Mari joined Arsenal initially on a six month loan from Brazilian club Flamengo in January, with the deal including an option to buy. And they have decided to exercise that option ...

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Chelsea favourite to sign Brazilian midfielder

They have already agreed to spend £54 million on Timo Werner and £37 million on Ajax winger Hakim Ziyech, but Chelsea’s spending spree may not be over. Now they have emerged as one of the favourites to sign Flamengo star Gérson, with Borussia Dortmund and Spurs also in the hunt for the 23 year old. Last week he was the ...

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Liverpool in talks to sign Brazilian wonder kid

The Daily Mirror reports that Liverpool are in talks to sign 16-year old Brazilian Reinier Jesus. The midfielder currently plays for Flamengo in his native country, and is under contract with the Rio-based club until 2021. Despite this, Liverpool are said to have opened negotiations with his club over his transfer, although any move will not happen immediately. International rules ...

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