Napoli and Milan are both keen on Roberto Soriano, but Sampdoria can be expected to ask for a high price.
The midfielder already worked under Rossoneri Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic in their time together at the Doria.
Miha is believed to have directly asked his club for the Italian, in the same way that he requested Roma's Alessio Romagnoli.
According to Calciomercato.com, il Diavolo have already been in touch with Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero and are likely to present an offer next week.
Napoli are also strong contenders for the player, whose contract is due to end in 2017 with a €10m clause that would allow him to rescind it.
The sale of Gokhan Inler to Leicester will open €6-7m for the Partenopei to re-invest on the mercato.
Their crucial advantage could be Omar El Kaddouri, whom Sampdoria may be willing to accept as a viable exchange player, according to Calciomercato.it.
In any case Soriano is an important component of Sampdoria and, with Ferrero rumoured to be looking to extend his contract until 2019, it is certain that he will not be sold for cheap.