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Boca Juniors confident signing Villarreal's Riquelme

Villarreal midfielder Juan Roman Riquelme is close to a return to Boca Juniors.

Boca Juniors president Mauricio Macri told Ole: "We have been talking with (Villarreal president Fernando) Roig and (Villarreal managing director Jose) Llaneza.

"The miracle is possible. It is difficult but possible."

Villarreal after a four-month loan with Boca, is desperate to get back to Buenos Aires after falling out with Manuel Pellegrini, coach of the Spanish club.

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