Reports in Spain and Italy believe that Roma have an agreement with Barcelona to sign Antonio Sanabria, and he will be farmed out to Sassuolo.
The Giallorossi have been in talks with the Catalans to secure the young forward, after he confirmed his intention to leave for the Serie A side.
Catalan-based publication Sport today suggest that a deal has now been agreed and that the capital club will pay out €4.5m to take the Paraguayan this week.
Sanabria is understood to have also agreed terms on a three-and-a-half-year deal with Roma. Sky Sport Italia believe the 17-year-old will arrive in Italy today ahead of undergoing medical tests tomorrow.
As a non-EU international and with their quota for the season full, the Lupi will then send the striker out for the rest of the campaign on loan, and Sassuolo are believed to have won the race for that temporary deal.