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Mexican striker Castillo linked with Greece return

Nery Castillo is keen for a return to Greek football according to reports.

The Mexican striker spent the second half of the 2010 MLS season on loan with Chicago Fire from Ukraine's Shakhtar Donetsk but it is believed he is longing to get back to Greece, where he made a name for himself with Olympiakos in between 2000 and 2007.

Sport 24 suggests that Olympiakos want the 26-year old on loan and are willing to pay good money for his services.

'According to the agreement of Olympiakos and Shakhtar Donetsk, Nery Castillo annually receives 3.5 million euros (just over four and a half million dollars), of which 1.2 million euros (one million and a half dollars) will be paid by the team who wants the striker on loan,' read the report.

It is also believed that Castillo has been offered to Greek club Iraklis and has also been linked to Mexico's Guadalajara.

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