- Premier League
Ricardo Centurion set for summer Anzhi switch
The Russian outfit have stolen a march on some of Europe's elite by securing the signing of the highly-rated Argentina U20 international from Racing ClubRacing Club midfielder Ricardo Centurion is set to join Anzhi Makhachkala this summer, the Argentine outfit has revealed.
The 20-year-old starlet has courted interest from some of Europe's leading clubs in recent months, including Italian giants AC Milan, but Racing president Gaston Cogorno has confirmed the Argentina U20 international is now set to make a move to Russia.
“In the coming days, we are traveling to Russia to finalize the deal," Cogorno told Radio AM 750.
"Anzhi are very strong in Russia, and they are playing in the Europa League. Their Sporting Director explained that the club plans to continue growing.”
Cogorno also praised the conduct of the youngster, tipping him to enjoy a bright future.
“Since he's been with the team he has behaved really well… He’s an excellent professional and we believe he has great potential.
As part of the deal, Centurion will remain in Argentina until the Summer.
He will move for a fee believed to be in the region of €7.5 million, making him Racing's record transfer, eclipsing Maxi Moralez' €7m move to FC Moscow in 2007.
|Sign up with William Hill for a free bet up to £25|
|Sign up with bet365 for a free bet up to £200|
|Sign up to Paddy Power for £250 in free bets|
Irish Abroad: Madden scores in Playoff final
Former Bohemians striker Paddy Maddenhelped his side secure promotion to the Championship with the opening goal for Yeovil in the playoff final at Wembley
League of Ireland Player of the Week: Kieran Waters
After a slow start to the season, the talented winger has significantly improved his contribution to aid Bray Wanderers in their fight against relegation
Bayern's jinx - CL final referee Nicola Rizzoli
Goal takes a look at the career of the Italian arbiter to date following Uefa's decision to appoint the 41-year-old for Saturday's showpiece at Wembley
Goal's Serie A awards for 2012-13
Goal crowns the best and worst from Italy over the course of the season
Now or never for Wenger to seal legacy
The Gunners sealed a place in next season's Champions League with victory at Newcastle on Sunday - and must now spend money to improve the squad over the summer
Goal.com English - Ireland
- America (EN)
- United Kingdom (EN)
- India (EN)
- Ireland (EN)
- Malaysia (EN)
- Singapore (EN)
- Canada (EN)
- Australia (EN)
- Nigeria (EN)
- Ghana (EN)
- Kenya (EN)
- South Africa (EN)
- España (ES)
- Argentina (ES)
- Colombia (ES)