Bologna will have to dig deep into their pockets to sign Alessandro Diamanti outright from Brescia this summer.
The midfielder has spent this season at the Stadio Dall’Ara after the Rossoblu bought a 50 per cent share in his last summer.
Bologna, given his form and call-up to Italy’s 32-man Euro 2012 squad, now want to buy the other half of his contract.
The Corriere dello Sport report that Brescia are ready to sell, but President Gino Corioni has allegedly asked for €7m – a problematic fee for the Rossoblu.
Talks are set to continue.