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Sao Paulo bid for Argentina striker Pratto


Rio de Janeiro, Feb 9: Sao Paulo are close to signing Argentina striker Lucas Pratto, local media reported.

The Brazilian Serie A outfit has submitted a 10 million-euro ($10.69 dollars) bid to sign the 28-year-old from local rivals Atletico Mineiro, the Uol news outlet said on Wednesday, reports Xinhua news agency.

Atletico are understood to have already rejected an offer from Sao Paulo.

Pratto has scored 41 goals in 104 appearances for Atletico Mineiro following his 2015 move from Velez Sarsfield.

He has been capped four times for Argentina's national team, scoring two goals. 

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