Bologna are making a play for Borussia Mönchengladbach's American midfielder Michael Bradley.
The 24-year-old star of the USA squad is of interest to several Serie A sides, including Napoli.
It's reported Bologna have approached the German club with an offer of €5m.
The Rossoblu hope to develop and intensify talks over the next few days to bring Bradley to Italy.
He has been in Europe since 2006 with Dutch side Heerenveen, then joined Borussia Mönchengladbach in 2008.
He spent some of last season on loan in England with Aston Villa, but the club didn't take up its option to make the move permanent.