Primera Liga news

Espanyol set to sign Boca Juniors' Forlin

August 26, 2009

Espanyol are close to completing the signing of Argentina international Juan Forlin from Boca Juniors.

The Barcelona-based club have confirmed they have reached an agreement with Boca for the 21-year-old defender and are waiting on the relevant documentation to be processed for the deal to be finalised.

Forlin, who will pen a five-year contract with the Primera Division outfit, will become Espanyol's sixth signing of the summer after Ivan Pillud, Facundo Roncaglia, Joan Verdu, Shunsuke Nakamura and Ben Sahar.