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Report: Team in Argentina interested in acquiring Whitecaps’ Matias Laba

Matias Laba’s days with the Vancouver Whitecaps could soon be coming to an end.

A report out of South America indicates that Racing, one of the top clubs in Argentina, is interested in acquiring the 25-year-old midfielder.

#Racing ofertó formalmente por Matías Laba. El jugador de Vancuover (hoy se hace estudios por una lesión que sería leve) ve con agredo venir pic.twitter.com/ik3FrLour5

— César Luis Merlo (@CLMerlo) August 14, 2017

Here’s the English translation of Argentine reporter Cesar Luis Merlo’s tweet (courtesy of Daily Hive soccer writer and Spanish language correspondent, Jorge Mendoza):

“Racing has formally made an offer for Matias Laba. The Vancouver player (who is being examined for a minor injury) would be happy to come.”

Laba, who is from Argentina, has been arguably the Whitecaps’ most consistent players and a rock as a defensive midfielder with the club since he was acquired from Toronto FC…

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