Olivera was supposed to be on his way to Flamengo in Brazil, as I heard it. Also, I heard that Blasi was only returning to Juve if his doping ban was reduced to four months. As for Zalayeta and Fresi, I do not know. The Zala rumour has been about since July.
loaning Zalayetta isn't a great idea.
If an injury/suspension for any of the two attackers would mean hell for us.
Since juve's D isn't too great, and Moggi doesn't want to get another defender anytime soon, then at least he shouldn't break up any link from - the area of the field that's been doing well - our attack.
the rest of the transfers are ok. specially Olivera's: He needs some real football action if he's to become a useful juve member.
brining lucio won't be a bad idea... though i dont think Bayer would let go of him since they have a great shot at winning the german title(i think they're around 3rd place) even if they have financial problems.
Good luck to Olivera, Fresi and Zalayeta; I hope they do well, they deserve a chance and Lippi wasn't willing to give them that, at least not Ruben and Salvatore. Bringing back Blasi is ok, but I'm still praying that we get a defender.
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Does anyone else find it very strange that on the Official 2004 Juventus calender, Fresi, Olivera and Zalayeta, the 3 players loaned, are all pictured on the January page?