Blackburn on brink of deal for Newells Old Boys star Mauro Formica

Blackburn Rovers are set to land Newell's Old Boys midfielder Mauro Formica.

Blackburn Rovers are set to land Newell's Old Boys midfielder Mauro Formica.

The 22 year-old Argentine has left Newell's Old Boys' preseason training camp to return home to Rosario and prepare for his move to England, says Telam.

Newell's insiders say a bid from England has been received with Rovers offering between €3-4 million for Formica.

Genoa and Galatasaray had also been chasing the midfielder, but Formica is now expected to move to Ewood Park in the coming days.

 
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