Yuto Nagatomo's six-month loan to Galatasaray confirmed

Soccer Feb 1, 2018

Yuto Nagatomo's six-month loan to Galatasaray confirmed

Yuto Nagatomo's six-month loan deal with Galatasaray was confirmed Wednesday by both the Turkish giant and the Italian club that owns his rights, Inter Milan. The 31-year-old Nagatomo, who joined Inter from Cesena in January 2011, posted a photo of his blue and black striped ...

Yuto Nagatomo to join Galatasaray on loan from Inter Milan

Soccer Jan 31, 2018

Yuto Nagatomo to join Galatasaray on loan from Inter Milan

Japan defender Yuto Nagatomo is leaving Serie A powerhouse Inter Milan on a six-month loan deal to Turkish giant Galatasaray, an informed source said Wednesday. The 31-year-old Japanese will travel to Istanbul today to iron out the final details and have a medical. Nagatomo, who ...

Japan defender Nagatomo set to become father

Soccer / World Cup Sep 3, 2017

Japan defender Nagatomo set to become father

Japan defender Yuto Nagatomo was one of the stars of Thursday's 2-0 win over Australia that sealed automatic qualification for next year's World Cup finals. And there was cause for further celebration on Saturday as the Italy-based 30-year-old revealed he is set to become a ...

Inter Milan's Nagatomo limps off pitch with hamstring pain

Soccer Aug 27, 2017

Inter Milan's Nagatomo limps off pitch with hamstring pain

Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic could be in for a selection headache for the World Cup qualifier against Australia after defender Yuto Nagatomo asked for his own substitution in Inter Milan's 3-1 win at Roma on Saturday. Nagatomo, who has been called up for Thursday's Australia ...

Nagatomo, actress Taira confirm wedding plans

Soccer Dec 24, 2016

Nagatomo, actress Taira confirm wedding plans

Inter Milan and Japan national soccer team member Yuto Nagatomo and his girlfriend, actress Airi Taira, held a news conference Saturday to confirm rumors they will marry in January. In June, Nagatomo told media that Taira is "my amore" (my lover) after their relationship ...

Soccer Oct 7, 2016

Nagatomo won't play against Australia due to possible concussion

Japan defender Yuto Nagatomo has pulled out of the upcoming World Cup qualifier against Australia with concussion-like symptoms, the Japan Football Association announced Friday. No replacement will be called up for the Inter Milan fullback, who suffered the injury after colliding into Tomoaki Makino in ...

Japan replaces injured Nagatomo, Makino for qualifiers

Soccer / World Cup Aug 28, 2016

Japan replaces injured Nagatomo, Makino for qualifiers

Defenders Yuto Nagatomo and Tomoaki Makino have both pulled out of Japan's squad for two upcoming World Cup qualifying games due to injury. Coach Vahid Halilhodzic replaced the pair on Sunday, with Urawa Reds' Wataru Endo and FC Tokyo's Yuichi Maruyama, for Japan's first two ...

Nagatomo pleased with season at Inter

Soccer May 19, 2016

Nagatomo pleased with season at Inter

Inter Milan defender Yuto Nagatomo said he was pleased to have proved a point in winning a new three-year contract with the Serie A powerhouse as he arrived back in Japan on Thursday. Nagatomo found it tough breaking into Roberto Mancini's plans early in the ...