Rovers in Pavone talks

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Skysports.com understands Blackburn are in talks to sign Argentina international Marione Pavone.

Striker set for Blackburn medical

Skysports.com understands Blackburn are in talks to sign Argentina international Marione Pavone. Pavone is available on a free transfer after buying out his contract at Real Betis. The 29-year-old, who spent last season on loan at River Plate, has jetted into England for talks with Blackburn and is set to undergo a medical. Blackburn are ready to offer the South American a three-year deal to make the move to Ewood Park. Rovers boss Steve Kean is keen to bolster his attacking options after seeing Roque Santa Cruz and Mame Biram Diouf leave the club following loan spells at Ewood Park last season. Should Pavone join Rovers he would have no problem gaining a work permit as he holds an EU passport enabling him to make the move to England.

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