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Santa Cruz's brother joins Rovers

Blackburn's latest signing Julio Santa Cruz
Julio Santa Cruz was on trial last season and over the summer

Blackburn have signed the younger brother of their Paraguay international striker Roque Santa Cruz.

Julio Santa Cruz, 18, was previously with Paraguayan club Cerro Porteno and will join Rovers on a three-year deal, subject to international clearance.

He has been on trial at Ewood Park since the end of last season and is likely to feature in the reserves.

Santa Cruz told the club's website: "I'm happy to be here at Blackburn, it will be an amazing adventure for me."




see also
Blackburn sign Man Utd's Simpson
04 Aug 08 |  Blackburn
Blackburn sign Chilean Villanueva
02 Aug 08 |  Blackburn
Tottenham complete Bentley switch
30 Jul 08 |  Tottenham
Robinson vows to win England spot
29 Jul 08 |  Blackburn
Santa Cruz keen to stay at Rovers
14 Jul 08 |  Blackburn
Santa Cruz seals Blackburn move
28 Jul 07 |  Blackburn


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