Sunday July 3 2011
Udinese prepare Yacob bid

Udinese are preparing a €6m swoop for Racing Avellaneda midfield talent Claudio Yacob.

The Friulani are famous for their scouting network that has turned up numerous stars of the future, including Alexis Sanchez.

According to Itasportpress, they have set their sights on Argentine midfielder Yacob.

The 23-year-old has a price-tag of €8m, but Udinese hope Racing Avellaneda will accept their €6m offer.

In recent months Yacob has also been linked with Serie A sides Palermo, Napoli and Catania.

Udinese have been very active in the last couple of days, signing Ivory Coast midfielder Thierry Doubai, Diego Fabbrini, Abdoul Walid Sissoko and Danilo Larrangeira.

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