Thursday January 24 2013
Boselli to Palermo 'very close'

Palermo are ‘very close’ to signing Wigan Athletic striker Mauro Boselli, reports in Argentina have suggested today.

Buenos Aires-based newspaper Ole have claimed that the 27-year-old could be on the verge of joining compatriot Mauro Formica, who signed for the Rosanero from Blackburn Rovers yesterday.

The Boca Juniors graduate has endured a torrid time in England since his move in 2010, scoring just five goals for Roberto Martinez's side.

Boselli is set to return to Serie A, having spent six months on loan at Genoa in 2011.