Boselli joins Genoa from Wigan

Published Jan. 13, 2011 8:46 p.m. ET

Genoa signed Wigan striker Mauro Boselli on loan on Thursday until the end of the season.

Genoa has the option of buying the Argentine in the summer.

Boselli joined Wigan only before this season and scored once in nine games.

He joined the English Premier League side from Estudiantes, for whom he scored 44 goals in 81 games and helped to the 2009 Copa Libertadores.