Fiorentina benchwarmer Oleksandr Iakovenko is set for a six-month loan spell at Malaga.
The 26-year-old Ukrainian arrived on a free transfer from Anderlecht over the summer, but has managed only three Serie A appearances and three in the Europa League.
Even with an injury crisis ruling out Giuseppe Rossi and Mario Gomez, Coach Vincenzo Montella still hesitated to give Iakovenko playing time.
According to Sport Mediaset, he will fly out to Spain for his medical on Friday and complete a loan move to Malaga.
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