Monday, 16th July, 2012
Argentine giants Boca Juniors have admitted they are set to make an approach for Fernando Gago this summer.
Gago is a product of Boca Juniors’ youth academy and was at one point rated as one of the most exciting young players in Argentina.
And Real Madrid fully believed in the youngster’s potential and swooped in to sign the pass-master in 2007.
Despite a promising start in Spain however, Gago has since lost his way and spent last season on loan at Serie A side Roma.
The Giallorossi had the option to make the move permanent, but deemed the agreed purchase price as part of the deal to be too high, and cooled their interest.
Now the future of the 26-year-old is up in the air, with him seeming surplus to requirements at Real Madrid.
The door then could be open for Boca Juniors to bring back their former player.
"He wants to come. There is a possibility", Boca president Juan Carlos Crespi told Fox Sports.
"We need to at least approach Real Madrid. We would be foolish not to", he added.
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