River Plate are eager to take Diego Lugano off West Bromwich Albion's hands.

The Mirror says River Plate have sent legendary Uruguayan Enzo Francescoli to try to convince Lugano to swap Brum for Buenos Aires.

The Argentine giants have just hired Francescoli as Sporting Director and his first task is to convince the centre-back to leave the Premier League side after only one start this season.

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