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Julio Baptista hopes to play in a few weeks after long-term injury

Will it be a happy Christmas for Julio Baptista as he looks to return to action with Malaga in the coming weeks?
Will it be a happy Christmas for Julio Baptista as he looks to return to action with Malaga in the coming weeks?

Former Arsenal forward Julio Baptista is hoping to return to action with Malaga after his damaged Achilles has kept him out since July. Continue reading Julio Baptista hopes to play in a few weeks after long-term injury

Barcelona lining up £32 million swoop for Neymar

Neymar leaving Santos to join Messi at Barcelona?
Neymar leaving Santos to join Messi at Barcelona?

It has been suggested that Barcelona have kept £32 million aside in an attempt to sign Santos striker Neymar.

Spanish football specialist Guillem Balague claims that this figure includes a £10m advanced payment that Barcelona have already made to the Brazilian club to secure the striker’s services.

Both clubs have repeatedly denied rumours that the Brazilian is on his way to the La Liga leaders, but these new reports suggest that a deal may now have been agreed for the star. Continue reading Barcelona lining up £32 million swoop for Neymar