Town in for half an Argentina ace

IPSWICH Town have been linked with Argentina winger Luciano Civelli.

Derek Davis

IPSWICH Town have been linked with Argentina winger Luciano Civelli.

The Blues have agreed to pay his club Atletico Banfield �1million for a 50 per cent share in the 22-year-old, according to reports in South America.

Benfield vice-president Carlos Portel is quoted as saying: “The offer from the English team is very interesting. We have analysed it at a board meeting, so the player could be transferred in the next few days.”

AEK Athens are also reported to be interested in the left-sided midfielder.

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