Emanuele Giaccherini is expected to complete his move from Juventus to Sunderland on Monday.
The Italy international is due to join Paolo Di Canio’s men in a deal worth €8m, and will fly to the North East next week to undergo a medical.
The 28-year-old signed for the Bianconeri in 2011 from Cesena, but was used sparingly by Antonio Conte starting just 10 League games last term.
It is believed the move was only delayed because Giaccherini's wife gave birth to daughter Caterina on Thursday.
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