Originally written on A Different League  |  Last updated 10/29/14

BUENOS AIRES, - JULY 08: U21 WM 2001 in Argentinien, Finale, Buenos Aires; ARGENTINIEN - GHANA (ARG - GHA) 3:0; Javier SAVIOLA/ARG (Photo by Bongarts/Getty Images)
Reports in Portugal suggest Villarreal have initiated moves to sign Benfica’s Javier Saviola in the January transfer window. The Argentine international’s contract runs out at the end of the season, although the Portuguese giants have an option to extend it for another year, but the Yellow Submarine are already understood to have made contact with the player’s agent. Villarreal have been decimated by injuries this term, above all in the striking department where knee injuries have sidelined Giuseppe Rossi for between four and six months and Brazilian Nilmar, who has been out s
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