Afternoon Ticker: Tottenham eye Fabiano, Ronaldinho linked with Flamengo and more

Afternoon Ticker: Tottenham eye Fabiano, Ronaldinho linked with Flamengo and more

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Afternoon Ticker: Tottenham eye Fabiano, Ronaldinho linked with Flamengo and more

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By FRANCO PANIZO

Luis Fabiano may be keen on joining one of the top clubs in the world, but he now has another suitor he could join if things don't go as planned.

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp is interested in bringing in Fabiano, who scored three goals at the World Cup. Redknapp said that no contact has been made with Fabiano's current club, Sevilla, but that he 

Redknapp said one potential issue in signing Fabiano could be his wages, with the Brazilian striker hoping to be on par with Didier Drogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

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Ronaldinho linked with Flamengo move

Ronaldinho has verbally agreed to to play for Flamengo and is attempting to get released by AC Milan, according to Brazilian outlets. With a year left on his current deal, Ronaldinho could make a return to the Brazilian League if he is released. Ronaldinho played for Gremio from 1998 to 2001.

Celtic target Juarez hoping to land in England or Spain

Mexico national team midfielder Efrain Juarez may spurn a move to Celtic, as he prefers to play for a club in England or Spain. Although he would not specify, Juarez's agent, Jorge Berlanga, admitted there is interest in Scotland, but that no deal had been reached. 

Juarez, who has previously been linked with West Ham, is not expected to return to UNAM Pumas.

Fabregas briefly wears Barcelona shirt during parade

The Cesc Fabregas-to-Barcelona saga was fueled even further at Spain's celebratory World Cup parade on Tuesday.

Amid smiles and laughter, Barcelona defenders Carles Puyol and Gerard Pique were able to put their club's jersey on Fabregas, who has repeatedly reiterated his desire to join the Spanish club. While Fabregas was reluctant, he did wear the jersey for a portion of the parade.

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What do you think of Fabiano possibly joining Tottenham? Like the idea of Ronaldinho playing for Flamengo, or wish he would have gone to MLS? Should Juarez join Celtic or wait for a Spanish or English club to come calling? Think Arsenal fans are more worried or angry that Fabregas wore a Barcelona jersey?

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