Dutch media claim PSV Eindhoven talent Kevin Strootman is close to joining Roma for €15m.
The 23-year-old midfielder reportedly turned down offers from Russia in order to accept the Serie A challenge.
According to Voetbal International, PSV have agreed to drop their asking price from €20m to €15m.
It would be a real coup for the Giallorossi, as Strootman had also been linked with Milan, Manchester United and Inter in recent months.
“There are several clubs interested but only when they reach an agreement with PSV do I come into the picture,” he told the same publication.
“This is not to say that any are in the world’s top six. There is also interest from Russia, but that is not an option for me. I do not make hasty decisions about my future.
“The opinion of Netherlands Coach Louis van Gaal is also very important with the World Cup in Brazil next year.”