Argentine striker Mauro Boselli joins Genoa

Wigan striker Mauro Boselli has joined Serie A club Genoa on

loan until the end of the season.

The 25-year-old Argentine, who has represented his country

twice, joined Wigan after scoring 32 goals in 57 games for

Estudiantes, according to Wigan’s website. He has failed to

reproduce that form in England, however, scoring once in 12


The loan deal was confirmed by Wigan on Friday.

Wigan manager Roberto Martinez says ”I am confident he will

come back a better and stronger player. … He needs this

opportunity to play.”

Genoa will have the option to sign the forward on a permanent

basis at the end of the season.