Transfers in turmoil in Serie B: All BIG seek decisive blow

Lecce has clear ideas. De Canio wants a quality striker and a midfielder in thickness. For the first, after finding it impossible to reach Mauricio Pinilla del Grosseto, sprout two names: Pablo Mariano Granoche of Chievo and especially that of Alexander Sgrigna, 19 appearances and 8 goals this season with the jersey of Vicenza. Look for Uruguay, known as El Diablo, Triestina exploded in two seasons ago, the deal was complicated from the injury suffered by Pellissier, for Vicenza could be found very soon an agreement between the parties. Meanwhile, the official transfer of Edinho from Lecce to Palmeiras: To replace the leader is betting everything on BonaventureAtalanta. After fixing the attack, the Apulian must work to fix the midfield, but for the Turin Gael Genevierremains favored. The alternatives are Manuel Iori and Massimo Loviso of Turin.

Reggina continues to offer even Piermario Morosini. While the returns to Genoa Lecce seventeen Alexander Otis Redding, the company has been approached also from the Salento Grosseto on the possible transfer of Daniele Cacia, Reggina striker who could dispose of, we need to see if a potential competitor of Lecce (the owner of Gamer tag) for the Serie A as the team captain of Camilli.There’s also a new arrival at home Toro: Agostino Garofalo, 25 years, chose to espouse the cause grain and this evening will be in camp with the formation of Colantuono. The technician Capitol, waiting to accommodate different operations out, waiting the arrival of Gael Genevier, midfielder enhanced by ds Petrachi in Pisa two seasons ago with Ventura on the bench, is also treated by Lecce De Canio.

As for Reggina, the DS Rosati expect a response from Catania toChristian Terlizzi and currency Richard Chapman of Turin, already under scrutiny dell’Ascoli with West Ham United.Meanwhile Cesena and Genoa have not found an agreement on the value of Ezequiel Matias Schelotto (in co-ownership withAtalanta), and then, for now, the exterior remains italoargentina in Romagna. Consequently there is more concrete runway that leads to Joseph on loan to Greek club Bari from Liguria. The Last Temptation of Bisoli named Francesco Caputo, Salernitana but try to keep it close until the last second of this winter market.The Cesena, however, also works in future and is trying to wrest the Varese (First Division), the 22 year old striker Stefano Del Sante.

The Sassuolo is one step away from the assignment of the attacker of Varese (First Division) Peter Tripoli, school Palermo.Fausto Rossini, however, released after contributing to the promotion of Livorno in Serie A last season with 7 goals, has an open discourse with Piacenza and in particular with Gallipoli.Salento also targeted by the acrobatic Vincenzino Sarno. The Vicenza is considering Luca Di Matteo of Crotone. Valerio Di Cesare toward Naples. Change the route instead of Gatti Triestina Perugia (per Gissi), D’Aversa brings home from Gallipoli. The Croton concluded a tour of three taking Aquilanti by Pro Patria: Part Quondamatteo for Ternana, which in turn rotates the Pro Patria Del Grosso. Brescia has extended the contracts Arcari (2012) and Bega (2011) and focuses on Makinwa Lazio.

Air exchange Goalkeepers: Acerbis to Ascoli, Frezzolini for Grosseto (waiting Madonna dall’Atalanta). The Gallipoli is near Piacenza in exchange Tulli Daino. At Mantua fadesPellicori Queen’s Park Rangers, now we have dogs coming from Padova (via Palermo), who at first seemed destined to Piacenza.

Bitter news for Leon Andreasen

Leon Andreasen from Hannover 96 remains dogged by bad luck.

After the Dane celebrated union test match in Berlin, his comeback after eight months of injury break, took the 26-year-olds to the test match against Torino Muskelfaseriss one in the left thigh, which now has been diagnosed.

Longer pause

“This is bitter news for us and especially for Leon, angry 96-coach Andreas Bergmann. “With its variety, he was an option for me for the game against Berlin on Saturday,” says Bergmann more.

Approximately four weeks, the 96-head coach on the defensive now without all-rounder.

“The last few weeks were not easy for me” Ze Roberto

Ze Roberto is back on Tuesday landed in Hamburg. The midfielder said immediately after his arrival with coach Bruno Labbadia.

After approximately one-hour conversation in the cabin tract of HSH Nordbank Arena, the Brazilian was in the interview with and answer questions.

Question: Zé, this morning you have eagerly awaited return to the Hanseatic city. How does it feel to be back in the new home?

Ze Roberto: I am very happy to be back in Hamburg. The last few days and weeks were not easy for me, so I am all the happier to be back again. I will work hard on me, as quickly as possible to help the team.

Question: How are you getting your foot?

Ze Roberto: Thanks to the long period in plaster, I lost a lot of muscle mass. Although the injury is healed now, but I could not go so far in my rehab to walk again. Accordingly, I have some residue, which must now be to pump. The focus must be primarily on the calf, only then I can plan further steps.

Question: should define a date for your comeback be correspondingly difficult …

Ze Roberto: not only difficult, but at this time impossible. If it were me, I would prefer to accumulate on Saturday again. But I have learned to respect the signs of my body and give him the necessary time it needs. I will continue to work hard on me to return as quickly as possible.

Question: And personally? What is there to your well-being? Could you clean out the family problems?

Ze Roberto: In the last few days I was psychologically already posted a little, by my return to Hamburg, but I feel much better again. Based on my foot, I have the worst phase of uncertainty directly after the surgery behind me and now only look forward, open the throttle.

Question: During your stay in Brazil you have consistently followed your rehab program. What exactly where you could already do?

Ze Roberto: I’ve worked a lot in the weight room, did cardiological practice. I often sat on the wheel Everything else, however, needed respite, since I first must regain the decline in the calf muscles.

Question: Bruno Labbadia announced in Belek, a fine – you accept the decision of the coach?

Ze Roberto: I have today had a long and clarifying conversation with the coach. Besides the fine, there will be no further sanctions, we will now focus completely on my reintegration. The money I pay, of course, but I hope that the sentence fails too high.

Goalkeeper Butt ‘hot’ on his first title

Personal Vintage cars are his passion. Therefore Jorg Butt knows that some models may not simply be consigned to the scrapheap. The goalkeeper Butt is one such model. When number two came to Bayern, developed the now 35-year-old gate of the trunk space in the master record and is now in the twilight of his professional career, before the coronation: the first time he could win a title.

Accordingly Butt “very hot” to the chase in the Bundesliga. “The championship is a huge goal for me,” he said in training camp in Dubai, “the team has the potential to be absolutely.” The second half kick-off against Hoffenheim in a week “is extremely important to give a signal to the league. We must immediately be fully there and win. ”

‘A stable factor’

Butt on the title race will be relied upon. He has amply proved in the first round – in two ways: as goalkeeper, he finished in the official ranking of the football magazine “kicker”, the first round with the second best score (2.68) of all 18 Bundesliga keeper. When he brought the team’s penalty taker in the “Miracle of Turin” with a penalty kick converted to intermediate 1:1 back into the game 4-1 (final score).

“He is a stable factor in the team, which is always important for a goalkeeper,” praised Louis van Gaal’s number one. Butt was also the safest Penalty shooter on the team ( “He’s the best.”), So he could shoot. This was even dangerous, if not transformed Butt and the team itself captures a counterattack, is aware of Van Gaal. “But I trust him.”

‘It’s all about performance’

Also enjoys the confidence of the team, the native of Oldenburg’s long been in his second year Bavaria. “I think that I have developed rapidly in the first year of a certain place,” he said, “this only works on performance in training and games.”

Also in the cabin’s Butt “from the beginning taken over” responsibility. That was, of course, he said. “As an experienced player it is more important responsibilities in his opinion, even compared to the coach to speak and to help younger players.” Qualities on and off the field, experience, titles hunger – this combination makes Jorg Butt still far from being an obsolete model .

Togo will not play at the African Cup

Togo is in mourning, the football world is in shock – but the ball is rolling. Five months before the start of the World Cup in South Africa has triggered the deadly terrorist attack on the Togolese national football team worldwide horror.

Under the impression of the carnage, with three dead delegation members in the Angolan enclave of Cabinda starts on Sunday evening, but the 27th African Nations Cup – without the Togo players dissolved in tears.

With one foot down, Prime Minister Gilbert Houngbo ordered the team after the devastating attack on the separatist team bus home. “The crew must depart and return at once to Togo. When players or other persons to stand during the opening ceremony under the flag of Togo, they do not represent our country,” said Houngbo and called for a three-day national mourning.

The team continued the leader, above the mouth. Given the traumatic events near the border had the players with a heavy heart, but almost unanimously decided to take up yet.

Despite the horror, the Assimiou Toure described by the Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen in a sentence: “I was scared to death, I could still go under my seat and pray.” In the hail of bullets assistant coach Abolo Amelete died, the spokesman Stanislas Ocloo and a bus driver. Seven people were injured.

Togo’s army, helped Team

Defender Toure was like all his teammates Giant lucky to escape with their lives. Jumped as the rebels of the Front for the Liberation of the Cabinda enclave (FLEC) from their hideouts with machine guns and opened fire, huddled for several minutes, the 22-year-old under his seat

“The first bus they have completely riddled. Perhaps the thought that we were sitting in there. But there was only the luggage,” said Toure: “Thank God I was sitting back in the penultimate row. They have mainly to the anterior part fired. If the army had not existed, we would all now no longer alive. ”

Opening with silence

And the nightmare continues: The FLEC rebels who profess to act, announced new attacks on the Africa Cup. “It will go on. Anything is possible,” said the rebel leader Rodrigues Mingas. “This nation is at war, because Issa Hayatou (President of the African Fußball-Verbandes/Anm.’s Note) to insist on his position. The attack could have hit anyone.”

Nevertheless, the show must go on. On Sunday evening Angola met in the opening game of Mali. In a moment of silence for the victims was thought previously, the Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos had a tournament before 50,000 spectators in the capital Luanda, opened in the “Stadium of November 11 and the attack as” terrorist act “condemned.

The CAF had earlier claims, the tournament after the “act of barbarism” (Togo coach Hubert Velud) do not unsubscribe, unambiguous issued an immediate rejection. The Group B with three teams (Ghana, Ivory Coast played, Burkina Faso).

Blatter familiar with South Africa

The FIFA World Cup host country South Africa, and asserted that the attack is not tangent to the World Cup. “I’m still full confidence in Africa and I am sure that the continent is able to organize a World Cup,” said FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter.

The South Africans responded calmly. “We are one hundred percent ready to host the tournament. Speculation that the incident in Angola has implications for the World Cup, I reject decision,” said President Jacob Zuma. “The attack is shocking and unacceptable to us, but it should be an incentive to eradicate the terrorism.”

Angola guarantees safety

For the Africa Cup (until January 31) Angola, meanwhile, ensures the safety of all participants. The total provision would drastically tightened after the incident, “said Sports Minister Goncalves Muandumba:

“We have doubled our efforts. We guarantee to take the necessary measures to ensure protection and integrity of all teams, fans, coaches and tourists.”