Parma have confirmed that Fabiano Santacroce – currently Napoli owned – will remain at the Stadio Tardini.
“We already have an agreement with Napoli and we’ll now just need to make everything formal,” Parma sporting director Pietro Leonardi told Radio CRC.
“We’ll either buy him outright or take a 50 per cent share in him. We’ll have to evaluate what the best option is.”
The defender, who born in Brazil but moved to Italy at the age of two, joined Parma on loan last summer and made 12 Serie A appearances this term.
Think you know your Italian football? Share your knowledge, tips and comments to win cash prizes in OLBG's tipster competition  - £5,000 monthly.