Report: Boca Juniors leading race for Southampton’s Dani Osvaldo, 12 days to complete deal

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Dani Osvaldo has been linked with a loan exit from Internazionale.

Osvaldo is currently on loan at Inter from the Saints, but a public bust-up with Mauro Icardi has all but assured his exit from the San Siro.

He was linked with a departure from the Serie A club in the January window, and TMW reported that the 29-year-old had come to an agreement with Premier League side QPR over a loan for the second half of the campaign.

However, Osvaldo was against the move, and he was waiting for a bigger club to come in for his services. The report suggests that Juventus were keen on re-signing him on loan, but no deal came to fruition, and as of the close of the transfer window Osvaldo was still an Inter player.

Despite the transfer window closing in the major European countries, Argentinian clubs are still able to work the market for potential deals, and a new report in TMW claims that Boca Juniors are close to agreeing a switch for Osvaldo. The Italian international was born in Buenos Aires, the town in which Boca are situated, and the story suggests that he wants to return to his homeland to play for the club he supports.

With all parties keen on the move, it appears as if it could progress well in the next few days, and, with the Argentinian transfer window not closing until February 15, Boca have plenty of time to complete the transfer.

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