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Villarreal CF makes its final moves in the 2012-13 winter transfer window. The club has brought in 6 players and let 6 go in the push for a return to the first division of Spanish football. Will there be any more stealth signings or departures on deadline day?
Join us with rumors and signings on Deadline Day. Hope all of this excitement adds up to a winning streak, starting Saturday in Guadalajara.
'A' Team transfers:
In: Jonathan Pereira (loan, but likely permanent - Real Betis), Javier Farinós (free), Juanma Gómez (free), Chechu Dorado (Real Betis), Jérémy Perbet (loan with option to buy - Mons (Belgium)), Javier Aquino (Cruz Azul (Mexico) for ~1.5MM).
Out: Nicki Bille Nielsen (Rosenborg (Norway) for ~4MM), Giuseppe Rossi (Fiorentina (Italy) for ~10MM + incentives), Daniel Toribio (Murcia), Gerard Bordas (loan, but his contract expires - Girona), Walter Pandiani (Atlético Baleares), Fernando Cavenaghi (Pachuca (Mexico)).
'B' Team transfers:
In: Manuel Bonaque (loan - Recreativo de Huelva), Aitor Fernández (loan - Athletic Bilbao).
Out: Salva Chamorro (Atlético Baleares), Florian Lejeune (loan - Brest (France)), Toño García (loan - Sabadell).
Nice summary video of the transfer window so far.