Genoa swoop to sign Milito and Jankovic
Genoa have completed the double signing of Real Zaragoza's Argentinian forward Diego Milito and Serbian midfielder Bosko Jankovic from Palermo.
The deals were confirmed late on Monday night after initial confusion about whether Milito's move had gone through before the deadline in Italy had passed.
The two players' names appeared on an official list of transfers published on the Lega Calcio website, www.lega-calcio.it, before Genoa themselves finally confirmed the Milito move.
A statement on read: 'Genoa CFC have completed within the deadline the practices relevant to the acquisition of the forward Diego Milito.
'In the next few days we will await the international clearance of the transfer from Real Zaragoza.'
According to reports in Italian newspapers Gazzetta and Corriere dello Sport, Milito's Spanish owners had spent the day trying to push the forward to join Tottenham.
The transfer of Jankovic meanwhile was earlier confirmed by the player's former club Palermo.
A statement on their official website read: 'US Citta di Palermo have agreed the transfer of midfielder Bosko Jankovic to Genoa.
'The Serbian player joins the Rossoblu on loan while the club reserve the right to a fee for co-ownership.'
Genoa are still to make an official statement about the Jankovic deal.