Biglia interest mounts

13 May 2009 09:16
A host of English clubs were in Belgium at the weekend to check on Anderlecht star Lucas Biglia, understands. The Argentine has emerged as a target for a host of clubs after he secured his Italian passport earlier this year. The 23-year-old midfielder is on the fringes of the Argentina squad and is on outside bet to make their World Cup squad next year - but he would have been unlikely to gain a work-permit at this stage of his career. But now his EU status has been confirmed Biglia, has emerged on the radar of half-a-dozen Premier League clubs. It is believed Tottenham, West Ham, Blackburn, Sunderland, Bolton, Wolves and Birmingham were all represented in Brussels on Saturday when Anderlecht tackled Roeselare. Les Mauves won 3-1 and Biglia - who put in a Man of the Match performance - smashed home a wonderful third. Biglia's British-based representative Barry McIntosh confirmed to the interest was mounting. "The interest in Biglia is growing all the time, and yes I can confirm a number of Premier League clubs are checking on him," he told "Lucas is a great talent and we have few qualms that he would be an excellent addition for any club. "He is keen on a move to England, but we will have to see what transpires in the next few weeks."

Source: SKY_Sports