Roma will make contact with Palermo at some stage this week to enquire about the availability of Matias Silvestre.
The Argentine only joined the Rosanero from Catania last summer, but he’s admitted that he would consider joining a bigger club.
Already linked with Tottenham and Inter, reports on Monday suggested that the Giallorossi will soon make their move.
Roma sporting director Walter Sabatini is set to discuss the player’s future with Palermo chief Maurizio Zamparini.
Zampa is looking for at least €8m for the former Boca Juniors player – that is €700,000 more than he paid last summer.
The Argentine, 27, holds an Italian passport and could feature for the Azzurri in the future given that he is uncapped at international level.