Wigan Athletic are interested in Parma striker Valeri Bojinov.

Parma are ready to let former Manchester City striker Bojinov leave in the January transfer window and reports in Italy claim Wigan, Newcastle and Bordeaux have shown interest.

However, Turkish side Besiktas are favourites to land the 24-year-old Bulgaria international, who only completed a permanent to move from Eastlands to Parma in the summer following a season-long loan in Serie A.

Latics boss Roberto Martinez could be keen as he weighs up selling Mauro Boselli to Bari next month.

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