Matias Aguero: Leicester Tigers sign Italy prop

Italy's Matias Aguero in action at the 2015 Rugby World Cup
Matias Aguero played in all four of Italy's group matches at the 2015 Rugby World Cup

Leicester Tigers have signed loose-head prop Matias Aguero as cover for injured duo Michele Rizzo and Logovi'i Mulipola, reports BBC Radio Leicester.

The 34-year-old Italy international played 46 times for Saracens and most recently played for Zebre in the Pro12.

Aguero has been registered and is eligible to play against Stade Francais in Leicester's opening Champions Cup game on Friday.

The match at Welford Road starts gets under way at 19:45 GMT.