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Ex-Roma, Udinese, Fiorentina striker Balbo attracting A-League interest

Experienced Argentine striker Abel Balbo is being linked with a coaching job in the A-League according to reports.

The 45-year old former Roma, Udinese, Fiorentina, Parma and Argentina attacker is attracting plenty of interest from Australia and could be in the frame for a coaching job or a technical director/football operations suggests

Balbo has visited Australia on a number of occasions in recent years - mainly to visit old teammate Gabriel Batistuta - but also for a Football Federation Australia coaching seminar in February 2010.

It is believed that Balbo, who has coached Italian club Treviso, has emerged on the radar of one A-League club.

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