Nice are reportedly set to launch an impressive raid for Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio.
The 32-year-old came through the ranks at the Bianconeri and barring a season on loan at Empoli, has played his entire career in Turin.
However, a knee injury suffered in 2015-16 has robbed him of some of his previous sharpness and he has largely had to make do with a place on the bench.
The arrival of Emre Can means it could be a similar situation this season and Massimiliano Allegri is thought to be open to selling him.
Nice have made a habit of reinvigorating players whose star has faded elsewhere and are keen on bringing him to the Allianz Arena.
A fee of 7m euros is being mooted as enough to seal a deal but there could be other interest from elsewhere in Ligue 1.
Reports in France are also linking Monaco with a potential move, as they seek to replace Joao Moutinho’s experience in midfield.11 BUSINESS NUGGETS FROM SUPER EAGLES BRONZE MEDAL TRIUMPH. The content of this ebook will propel you above your competition. DOWNLOAD NOW!!!