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COLOCCINI: NEWCASTLE UNITED CAREER EXAMINED

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Argentine international defender FabricioColoccinisigned for Newcastle United from Spanish team Deportivo La Coruna in August 2008. Newcastle United paid £10.3m to secure his transfer and he went on to make his debut two days after joining the Northeast club. His first game was a Premier League encounter with Newcastle United which ended in a 1-1 draw at the start of the 2008/09 season. FabricioColoccini played the entire duration of the league clash with the reigning Premier League champions. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1200"]https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EsRT0CIXcAQiAW5.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EsRT0CIXcAQiAW5.jpg[/caption] FabricioColoccini signed a five-year deal when he joined the Magpies from Deportivo La Coruna and he would later become one of the most consistent performers in the Newcastle United squad. He formed a centre back partnership with Frenchman Sebastien Bassong in his first season as a Newcastle United player.

COLOCCINI: SAN LORENZO CAREER EXAMINED

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San Lorenzo defender Fabrizio Coloccini is in his second spell at the Argentine top division club. His first spell was a loan deal around two decades ago. Fabrizio Coloccini was sent out on loan to San Lorenzo in his native Argentina while he was on the books of Italian Serie A giants AC Milan. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="680"]https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E2LsFc-WQAg7q24.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E2LsFc-WQAg7q24.jpg[/caption] Fabrizio Coloccini spent the whole of the 2000/01 campaign on loan at San Lorenzo from AC Milan while he was still a teenager. He had earlier started his youth career at Argentinos Juniors in Argentina before signing for another Argentine club Boca Juniors where he made his professional bow. He spent two years at Boca Juniors before seven-time European champions AC Milan snapped him upfrom Boca Juniors after one season with the club.

VAN DIJK REVEALS COLOCCINI COMPARISON

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Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk talked about comparison with ex-Newcastle United player FabricioColoccini while he was a Celtic player. His interview while he was on the payroll at the Scottish Premiership giants was posted on popular media outlet Tribal Football. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1200"]https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Ee5HN_AXoAAHEv-.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Ee5HN_AXoAAHEv-.jpg[/caption] Van Dijk talked about how he was likened to Arsenal defender David Luiz and ex-Newcastle United centre back FabricioColoccini. The Reds player went on to add that he mirrors his game on that of Brazilian player Ronaldinho.

COLOCCINI CONSIDERING NEW RETIREMENT DATE

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San Lorenzo defender Fabrizio Coloccini is said to be considering a change in date of his retirement from football. This is according to the reports from his native Argentina via media portal Chronicle Live. FabrizioColoccini has endured a frustrating time with injuries for the better part of last one year and he could move his retirement date forward. FabrizioColoccini was initially expected to retire from football at the end of his San Lorenzo contract in June. It was revealed that FabrizioColoccini is strongly thinking about calling it quit mainly due to his injury woes. The former Newcastle United centre back has not started a football match since last year March.

FABRICIO COLOCCINI: MAJOR COUNTRY HONOURS REVEALED

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  FabricioColoccini enjoyed some measure of success with the Argentine national team. He spent over a decade playing for his country. Fabricio Coloccini made his international debut for the two-time world champions in 2003 during the friendly match with African nation Libya as Argentina saw off their hosts 3-1.FabrizioColoccini had earlier been part of the Argentina team that won the 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship on home soil. The Argentines thrashed Ghana 3-0 in the final to win the tournament. The San Lorenzo defender was also part of the Argentina squad that won the football tournament of the 2004 Athens Olympics. FabricioColoccini and Argentina beat Paraguay 1-0 in the final of the tournament to win gold medal with Boca Juniors striker Carlos Tevez getting the only goal of the game. He enjoyed more success with the junior teams rather than the senior team.

PIF GROUP CONFIDENT OF TAKEOVER BID

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  Newcastle United's potential new owners remain positive that their takeover bid will be completed in coming weeks. Despite wide concern over the legality of their deal. Another major concern for the takeover bid is the emergence of another competitor, but they remain asserted that a breakthrough is very close. The Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia has submitted a £300m offer for Newcastle United. They have been working alongside Amanda Staveley’s firm PCP Capital, and the Reuben brothers. According to the report the duo would represent minority shareholdings of 10%. Despite owner Mike Ashley accepting the bid the Premier League stepped in. The governing body has been deliberating over the proposed agreement between owner Mike Ashley and PIF group. According to a report the PIF has been waiting since May for approval from the governing body.

BARTON REMINDED ARSENAL OF THEIR NEWCASTLE HISTORY

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Arsenal defeated Newcastle United 4-0 over the weekend as they continue to pursue an unlikely top four finish. Second half goals from captain Aubameyang, Pepe, Ozil and Lacazette were enough to see out The Magpies.

Former Newcastle United player, Joey Barton joked that Arsenal waited for the second half before striking, because they are wary of what happened in 2011.A very infamous match for the Gunners, they ran Newcastle United defense that has Fabricio Coloccini to ground and goalkeeper Steve Harper could not believe what was happening by half time, the Gunners were 4-0 up, goals from Walcott, Johan Djourou, and a quick brace from Robin vanPersie, saw they Gunners cruising by halftime.

Pizzi: Team will Play Well without Fabricio

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The same team was seen to be practicing in the field for which he has been testing before the big game against Boca. He practically did not notice or rather did not want to notice the presence of Fabricio Coloccini in the team that will be playing in the next game. The match will be played between Boca Juniors and San Lorenzo. Pizzi, the coach said that his team will be playing against Boca Juniors but he is not sure whether they will be able to get the game or not. He said Ramon Arias is in a position to play in the match because he is well prepared and experienced. He has practiced well for the game as well. Pizzi mentioned that he is a good state to face a classic game like the one in which the Super League tip will be a chance. He also does not see any kind of bad back for the game his team will be playing because he does not have very few situations for goals against. Angel Romero and Oscar Romero are real-life brothers and will be sharing their equipments for the very first time and they are going to share it from the very beginning.

MANCHESTER UNITED AFTER NEWCASTLE STAR

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Newcastle ace Sean Longstaff could be the next target for the Red Devils according to reports from England.  The England midfielder enjoyed a breakthrough campaign last season and is considered as a future star. Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is keen on the young midfielder and is pushing for his signing. Manchester United are currently light in the midfield after the exit of Ander Herrera and Marouane Fellaini in subsequent windows.

FABRICIO COLOCCINI – THE TRUE GEORDIE

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Newcastle fans on the 22nd of March went on Twitter to appreciate one of their greatest defender in the Premier League in Fabricio Coloccini. Signed from Spanish side Deportivo La Coruna in 2008 the defender had endured lean spells at AC Milan Atletico Madrid and Villareal. At Newcastle, the bushy-haired Argentine would wow the Magpies for the next eight years of his stay. Blessed with good speed and excellent in the air Coloccini was the rock behind the fifth-placed finish alongside Steve Taylor in the early part of Alan Pardew’s tenure.