Cardiff City and Norwich have both requested Lazio centre-back Michael Ciani, it’s reported.
According to Sky Sports UK, the two Premier League clubs are eager to bring the 29-year-old Frenchman to England.
Cardiff appear to be in the lead thanks to new manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, as Norwich hesitated for too long.
Ciani arrived at Lazio from Bordeaux for €1.5m (£1.3m) in August 2012, but has struggled for regular first team football in Italy.
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