Bochum are in pole position to sign Hasan Salihamidzic in the summer once his Juventus contract expires.
The Bosnian will be a free agent in June and a move back to the Bundesliga looks increasingly likely.
The 34-year-old joined Juventus on a Bosman in the summer of 2007 after nine years at Bayern Munich.
He started his professional career with Hamburg, where he came through the youth section, in 1995.
Salihamidzic has played in both defence and midfield for the Old Lady even if he's never really commanded a first team shirt.
He's played in 69 games in all competitions for Juve, scoring eight goals in the process.
The midfielder has rarely featured this term – he's been used just six times – after refusing to move last summer.