Palermo are lining up a January swoop for Lazio outcast Francelino Matuzalem, according to reports on Tuesday.
The 32-year-old, who returned to pre-season training late, has not played for the capital club so far this season.
An exit is thus likely, also because the Brazilian’s contract with the Italian capital outfit expires in June 2013.
Palermo are looking to strengthen their squad in the window given that they are fighting to stave off relegation.
The playmaker has a past in Italy with Napoli, Piacenza and Brescia.