Italian Under-21 international Vasco Regini is attracting the attention of Italian giants Juventus.
The defender, likened to Giorgio Chiellini by his agent in the past, is currently co-owned between Empoli and Sampdoria.
The two clubs, though, may need a blind auction to resolve his ownership and the Gazzetta dello Sport is suggesting that Juve could help the Tuscans to outbid Doria.
They claim the Old Lady want Empoli to net his registration and then subsequently immediately sell them to him.
The Bianconeri’s idea is to then send him to newly promoted Sassuolo which would allow him to gain experience of the Italian top flight.
Milan are also thought to be interested in the 22-year-old former Cesena stopper.