Fiorentina are reportedly monitoring the situation of two of rival Juventus’ midfielders with ambitions of bringing them to Florence.
Tuttosport believe that new Viola sporting director Daniele Prade has identified Simone Padoin and Michele Pazienza as viable transfer targets this summer.
Pazienza, who spent the last six months of last season on loan at Udinese, is understood to be attracting a number of clubs with the expectation that his future at Juventus is all but over.
Meanwhile, Padoin, who only joined Juve last January from Atalanta, also sees his first-team chances dwindling this summer, due to the club’s heavy reinforcements in the midfield department.
Lazio are said to also be interested in Pazienza, who has a previous spell with La Viola on his CV.