The whispers linking Juventus stopper Nicola Legrottaglie with a summer move to Bari are getting louder.
The veteran defender, now 34, is out of contract in June 2011 and reports are pairing him with the southern minnows.
Juventus are unlikely to offer the former Italian international a new deal and he is thus set to move on.
Legrottaglie has emotional ties with Bari given that he was born in Gioia del Colle and that he began his career with his hometown club in 1994.
He joined Juventus in 2003 after excelling for Gigi Del Neri's Chievo Verona.
Bari are said to be ready to offer the born-again Christian a two-year deal at the Stadio San Nicola.